A stem cell researcher, whose team claimed it was able to create 11 stem cell lines genetically matched to certain patients, asked that his work be withdrawn from the journal Science after allegations were made that the results were fabricated.
By PBS NewsHour
Scientists in South Korea, who announced last year that they extracted stem cells from a cloned human embryo, have used the same technology to create embryonic stem cells from human patients.
Following a dramatic scuffle on the floor of the National Assembly, South Korean lawmakers impeached President Roh Moo Hyun for violating his neutrality as president and engaging in illegal campaigning on behalf of a newly formed political party.
By PBS NewsHour
Researchers in South Korea succeeded in extracting stem cells from a cloned human embryo.
South Korea warned neighboring North Korea on Thursday not to aggravate the continuing diplomatic stalemate over its nuclear weapons program.
South Korea presented the United States with a plan Monday they hope will end the ongoing diplomatic standoff over the North Korea's nuclear program.
The fire spread quickly, burning some victims beyond recognition while others, including passengers standing outside the trains on the subway platform, died of smoke inhalation.
The United Nation's nuclear watchdog agency on Friday scheduled an emergency board meeting for Feb. 3 to discuss North Korea's nuclear ambitions, possibly setting the stage for moving the issue to the U.N. Security Council.
Pro-government party candidate Roh Moo Hyun, a former labor and human rights lawyer, narrowly won South Korea's presidential election Thursday in a vote that could complicate relations with the U.S.
President Bush told South Korean President Kim Dae-Jung that he won't allow "business as usual" with North Korea in the wake of its decision to reactivate a suspended nuclear power plant, while President Kim called North Korea's move "unacceptable."…
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