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The research team used human embryonic stem cells to grow retinal cells on a thin plastic scaffold and then transplanted the "engineered tissue" into two sufferers of age-related macular degeneration who can now read again, albeit slowly

Scientists Create First 3D-Printed Human Corneas

Newcastle University scientists have created the first 3D-printed human corneas using a combination of human cells, alginate, and collagen, potentially creating an “unlimited supply” of corneas to treat blindness for millions of people.

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VIDEO: Six Muslims Injured as Car Crashes into Newcastle Eid Celebrations

LONDON (AP) — Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into a large crowd gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr in the northern English city of Newcastle. Police said there was no information suggesting the incident was terror-related.