Stemcells

08.05.14
Scientists create fully-functional brain neurons from mouse skin cells
08.05.14

Scientists create fully-functional brain neurons from mouse skin cells

It's a good excuse to shoehorn Pinky and the Brain on to the site, but scientists have managed to...

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04.21.14
Scientists get much closer to cloning human embryos from adult stem cells
04.21.14

Scientists get much closer to cloning human embryos from adult stem cells

It's relatively easy to clone embryos from the adult stem cells of simpler animals like sheep, but...

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01.29.14
Researchers create 'programmable' stem cells through stress
01.29.14

Researchers create 'programmable' stem cells through stress

Making stem cells in the lab is typically a complicated process, and there isn't much variety in t...

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08.29.13
Tiny human brain models grown in lab with tiny cortex, tiny hippocampus (video)
08.29.13

Tiny human brain models grown in lab with tiny cortex, tiny hippocampus (video)

Mouse brains were the first to be grown, but when it comes to discovering the inner workings of...

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07.04.13
Scientists grow human liver from stem cells, hope to relieve transplant woes (video)
07.04.13

Scientists grow human liver from stem cells, hope to relieve transplant woes (video)

Stem cell research has resulted in several important breakthroughs in medicine, such as rebuilding...

By N. Lee,   07.04.13
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