""These groundbreaking discoveries have completely changed our view of the development and cellular specialisation. We now understand that the mature cell does not have to be confined forever to its specialised state," the Nobel Assembly said in a statement following the announcement."<quoted text>
No kidding. My friends mean the religious here, btw.
Looks like evolution could have been on the fast track. A certain mind over matter aspect to force adaptation without having to wait for random mutations.