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'Dawn of new age' for stem cell treatments

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Regulators in the US have approved the first official trial for the use of human embryonic stem cells in patients.

Science correspondent Tom Feilden explains the potential of stem-cell treatments.

And professor of regenerative medicine Chris Mason outlines the importance of these trials.


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