Tags » Stem Cell

Japan lab unable to replicate 'stem cell' findings

Source: Channel News Asia, August 27, 2014

Researchers in Japan said on Wednesday (Aug 27) they have been unable to replicate experiments that were hailed earlier this year as a “game-changer” in the quest to grow transplant tissue, amid claims evidence was faked. 318 more words


ARVO 2014: Prof Jean Bennett, M.D.,PhD

Prof Jean Bennett, M.D., PhD, of the University of Pennsylvania discusses her groundbreaking work in gene and stem cell therapy for retinal diseases.

Exclusive Videos

Do ovaries continue to produce eggs during adulthood?

27 JUL 2012

A compelling new genetic study tracing the origins of immature egg cells, or ‘oocytes’, from the embryonic period throughout adulthood adds new information to a growing controversy… 531 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

World's first working organ grown in an animal from lab-created cells.

Scientists have grown a fully functional organ from transplanted laboratory-created cells in a living animal for the first time.  The researchers have created a thymus, an organ next to the heart that produces immune cells known as T cells that are vital for guarding against disease. 443 more words


The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dilemma

You’ve probably heard of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. For the past couple of weeks, the news-feeds of my Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts have been BOMBARDED with people pouring buckets of ice water over their heads. 690 more words