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SCHEMA: Designing a Gene Delivery Vector to Neural Stem Cells

Neural stem cells (NSC) are multipotent stem cells with the ability to differentiate into neurons and glia. Since NSCs are responsible for creating new oligodendrocytes and neurons throughout an adult’s lifetime, this is a particularly attractive field of study. 1,100 more words


Tissue-engineered tracheas: an assessment of the scientific, clinical and ethical implications

Here I republish the written evidence submitted to by two UK scientists to the Science and Technology Committee of the British House of Commons and its inquiry into… 9,330 more words

Research Integrity

Longer Life in a Pill May Already Be Available at Your Local Drug Store

By Shelly Fan – Re-Blogged From Singularity Hub

To most of the scientific community, “anti-aging” is a dirty word.

A medical field historically associated with charlatans and quacks, scientists have strictly restricted the quest for a “longevity pill” to basic research. 1,445 more words

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New Stem Cells!

Today was the big day, the day I have been waiting for!  My new and clean stem cells that were harvested on Thursday were returned to me today.   423 more words

Stem Cell Study Offers New Clues to Reversing Aging

   By Shelly Xuelai Fan – Re-Blogged From Singularity Hub

What causes the body to age?

The Greek Philosopher Aristotle thought it was the heart—a “hot, dry” organ at the seat of intelligence, motion and sensation. 1,299 more words


Martin Birchall's shaky road to mass trachea transplanting

The British laryngologist and UCL professor Martin Birchall is one of the two founding fathers of “bioengineered” trachea, the other one being his former partner, the scandal surgeon… 3,145 more words

Regenerative Medicine