The next wave of regenerative medicine research is tackling enormous health care issues: AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and heart disease, among others.
By Jonathan Gertler, STAT
Scientists on Monday will urge the Food and Drug Administration to crack down on rogue clinics across the country that market stem cell treatments.
By Usha Lee McFarling, STAT
In our news wrap Thursday, Mohammed El-Halabi, the head of a Christian charity’s operations in Israel, was accused of diverting donations to Hamas to build tunnels and buy weapons. He appeared in court on charges he siphoned up to $50…
By PBS NewsHour
Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University have achieved a longtime goal. They cloned a human embryo to derive embryonic stem cells able to transform into tissues and organs genetically identical to patients who need them. Jeffrey Brown talks to…
Stem Cell Scientists Gurdon and Yamanaka Win Nobel Prize in Medicine…
As 2009 wound to a close, the PBS NewsHour asked scientists and science journalists to discuss the most significant science stories of the year.
Scientists reported Tuesday that they had succeeded in making human skin cells mimic embroynic stem cells, potentially bypassing the ethical debate over embryonic stem cell use. A cell biologist discusses the research behind the advance.
Oregon scientists announced the successful cloning of monkey embryos this week, a major breakthrough in the field of stem cell research. NewsHour Health correspondent Susan Dentzer details their findings.
In new studies published by three independent teams of scientists, skin cells of mice were successfully converted into stem cells. Specialists explain what the findings mean for human stem cell research and the potential for bypassing the controversial use of…
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