Genetics and bioethics experts are calling for a national oversight body to address critical gaps in South Africa's regulations and law.
A Japanese researcher who was found to have plagiarised and fabricated parts of her stem cell research has failed to replicate her published results.
Researchers in Japan have conducted the first ever surgery using 'iPS' stem cells - harvested from skin cells - on a woman's retina.
Media reports about HIV-infected people being cured of the virus should be read with caution but could these cases give us clues about an antidote?
A new stem cell technique could regrow organs that the body will not reject and is an important step towards a cure for diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Organ donors and animal testing could soon be a thing of the past after scientists managed to "print" 3D objects using human embryonic stem cells.
Blood donated from healthy babies' umbilical cords is being used to treat diseases and it has also helped scientists' further stem cell research.
Scientists have entered a new path for regenerative medicine by altering age-worn cells in people over 90 into rejuvenated stem cells.
Some wealthy Thais are using a medical bank that saves stem cells from a baby's umbilical cord in hopes of providing a cure to major illnesses.
Barack Obama, who opposes limits on federal funding of stem cell research, will sign an order related to the issue on Monday, an official said.