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Inside the Lab that Grows Human Skin to Test your Cosmetics

Patients may not even know where to look given that consent forms—part of the standard hospital admissions paperwork—don’t usually specify how tissue will be used. It could go to a patient’s doctor or to a researcher at another university or to a company. “There’s a lot about how research is conducted in the US that the public doesn’t understand,” says Michelle Lewis, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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