DLC LASIK AUSTIN NEWS - Tufts biologists make tadpoles grow eyes on their backs and tails.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012, 3:55 pm

Biologists at Tufts University were able to make tadpoles grow eyes on their backs and tails by genetically manipulating the membrane voltage of cells in frog embryos.

This new mechanism could have great potential in the formation of complex organs for transplantation and regenerative medicine applications.

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