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Stem cells dance under microscope

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Foetal stem cells multiply under the microscope. The cells are very mobile and clump together. What you see is magnified 20 fold and is in time lapse.

A team is Glasgow is launching a major trial to access whether stem cells like these can be used to treat stroke patients.

Footage courtesy Reneuron and the Remedi project at the University of Loughborough.

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