Liver cells that actually function had been notoriously difficult to grow in vitro. Then Prof. Yaakov Nahmias had a daughter and a eureka moment.0 comments
Ruth Schuster is Senior Editor at the Haaretz-TheMarker English Edition.
Schuster has worked in writing, editing and translation for English and Hebrew-language publications for more than two decades. She holds a BSc in biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
She lives in Tel Aviv with her daughter and multiple pets and in her spare time, promotes animal rights.