Posts in: stem cells

Valuable cord blood sits unused in banks

Valuable cord blood sits unused in banks

High costs are keeping patients from using stem cells harvested from umbilical cords

By | Posted December 5, 2014

"Bio-Artist" paints life in the laboratory

“Bio-Artist” paints life in the laboratory

With living tissue as his artistic medium, Oron Catts aims to put science into perspective.

By | Posted October 8, 2013

Nobel Prize in medicine recognizes discoveries in cloning and stem cell research

Nobel Prize in medicine recognizes discoveries in cloning and stem cell research

A British and Japanese researcher share the award

By | Posted October 8, 2012

Lighting the Way

Lighting the Way

A lab full of glowing mice tells us about heart regeneration

By | Posted November 30, 2010

Personalized Banking, Inside Your Mouth

Personalized Banking, Inside Your Mouth

Researchers discover how your wisdom teeth could save your life one day

By | Posted October 21, 2010

Why Your Fat Could Be Valuable for Stem Cell Research

In a New Technique, Scientists Have Turned Fat Cells into Stem Cells.

By | Posted September 9, 2009

Healing our Brains, Changing our Selves?

Healing our Brains, Changing our Selves?

Personality changes might result from stem cell treatment of neurologic disorders, caution scientists and philosophers at Johns Hopkins University

By | Posted July 16, 2009

Stem Cells From Lou Gehrig’s Patients Hold Secrets to the Disease

Stem Cells From Lou Gehrig’s Patients Hold Secrets to the Disease

Geneticists hope their stem cell research will find new drugs against this debilitating disease.

By | Posted November 14, 2008

Turning Cells Into Stem Cells: No Retroviruses Required

By | Posted October 29, 2008

Analysis: New Twist in Stem Cell Debate

Analysis: New Twist in Stem Cell Debate

The Sound of Science. Listen to one scientist’s perspective on the new development of stem cells from human skin and a discussion about the ethical and political implications.

By | Posted December 12, 2007