stem cell research

 
Stem cell research outstrips legislation
Stem cell research outstrips legislation
It starts in a dish: a collection of cells that can be made to grow into corneas, hearts or livers, or used to treat currently incurable diseases....
Disgraced researcher fails to replicate stem cell results
Disgraced researcher fails to replicate stem cell results
A disgraced Japanese researcher has failed to replicate results hailed as a potential breakthrough in stem cell treatment and efforts to do so will...
First iPS stem cell retina surgery performed in Japan
First iPS stem cell retina surgery performed in Japan
Japanese researchers on Friday conducted the world's first surgery with "iPS" stem cells on serious eye disease. This may possibly...
Comment: A chink in the armour of HIV
Comment: A chink in the armour of HIV
The announcement made last week that two HIV-infected men in Boston were able to stop their anti-HIV drugs without evidence of the...
Now the beauty of stem cells is only skin deep
Now the beauty of stem cells is only skin deep
It is "incredibly exciting", says Professor Michael Pepper, director of the Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the...
3D stem cell 'printer' could eliminate need for organ donors
3D stem cell 'printer' could eliminate need for organ donors
Scientists printed 3D objects using human embryonic stem cells, furthering the quest to create transplantable organs.
Stem cell science saves lives
Stem cell science saves lives
It is mid-morning in the delivery suite at King's College hospital in London, and midwife Terie Duffy is cooing over the contents of a stainless-steel bowl. "Isn't it beautiful?" she says. "This is what makes my job worthwhile ... the opportunity to give the chance of life."...
Gene rejuvenation pours youth into centenarians' cells
Gene rejuvenation pours youth into centenarians' cells
Scientists said on Tuesday they had transformed age-worn cells in people over 90 -- including a centenarian -- into rejuvenated stem cells that...
Wealthy Thais use stem cell bank for hi-tech life insurance
Wealthy Thais use stem cell bank for hi-tech life insurance
Thai parents often mark the birth of a child by heading to a bank to set up a savings account.
Obama could lift Bush limits on stem cell research
Obama could lift Bush limits on stem cell research
President Barack Obama, who opposes limits on federal funding of stem cell research, will sign an executive order related to the issue on Monday,...

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