Annals of optimism: Sharpe’s teeth

Another scientific breakthrough seen likely to improve lives almost immediately:  This one is reported in The Guardian, under the headline “Grow-your-own to replace false teeth“:

“Tests have shown the technique to work in mice, where new teeth took weeks to grow. There’s no reason why it shouldn’t work in humans, the principles are the same,” said Prof Sharpe.

That news article was published on May 3, 2004.