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An Ancient Virus May Be the Reason Human Stem Cells Can Transform
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, stem cells, ancient virus, DNA )

Giana
- 202 days ago - theverge.com
The embryonic stem cells responsible for producing every other type of cell in the human body gained their power from an ancient virus that copied itself into our DNA millions of years ago, according to new research.
First Functioning Human Organ Made of Induced Stem Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: body, discovery, health, investigation, liver, NewTechnology, science, stem cells )

Kit
- 472 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
A team of Japanese researchers has created the first functioning human organ, a liver, from induced pluripotent stem cells.
Scientists Find 'Better Way' to Grow Adult Stem Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: medicine, biotechnology, science, discovery, stem cells, stem cell research, cell cultures )

Pia
- 1188 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A new plastic surface which overcomes the difficulties associated with growing adult stem cells has been developed, according to scientists. Standard surfaces have proved limited for growing large amounts and retaining the cells' useful characteristics.
Scientists Make Eye's Retina From Stem Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: stem cells, blind, retina, tissue )

Suzane
- 1292 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A part of the eye that is essential for vision has been created in the laboratory from animal stem cells, offering hope to the blind and partially sighted.One day it might be possible to make an eye in a dish, Nature journal reports.
Stem Cells Make 'Retina in a Dish'
Science & Tech  (tags: stem cells, retina, tissue, mouse cells )

Angle
- 1292 days ago - nature.com
Mouse cells have been coaxed into forming a retina, the most complex tissue yet engineered.
Scientists Grow Retina From Stem Cells in Lab Bringing Vision Restoring Transplants Closer
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, blindness, technology, Human retina, stem cells )

Anna
- 1292 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Part of an eyeball has been grown in a lab, paving the way for 'DIY transplants' that would offer hope to millions of blind people.The retina - a light-sensitive 'film' crucial to vision - was produced from scratch in what experts describe as ...........
Stem Cells Can Reverse Some Blindness
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, technology, blindness, vision, eyes, science, discovery, stem cells, Italy )

Summerann
- 1579 days ago - heraldsun.com.au
DOZENS of people who were blinded or otherwise suffered severe eye damage when they were splashed with caustic chemicals had their sight restored with transplants of their own stem cells - a stunning success for the burgeoning cell-therapy field- read on
Stem Cell Therapy Doing Wonders For Aging Dogs - VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: dogs, stem cells, harvesting, arthritis, pets, GoodNews )

Raffi
- 1886 days ago - cbs4.com
It could be a big breakthrough in treating aging dogs. Veterinarians are now using stem cell therapy, and the early results are pretty amazing. Watching 9-year-old Lola run might not seem like much to most of us, but for Lola's owner, Wendy Pun, it
Canadians Make Stem Cell Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, Stem Cells, healthcare, breakthrough )

Janet
- 2058 days ago - news.sympatico.msn.ctv.ca
Canadian researchers have found what could be a new way to make embryonic-like stem cells, a discovery that could lead to cures for devastating conditions such as spinal cord injury and Parkinson's disease.
Scientists Create Stem Cells for 10 Disorders
Science & Tech  (tags: stem cells, treatments, healing, Harvard, disease, heart, nerve, brain, scientists, science, disorders, genetic, study, research, humans, interesting, discovery, health, goodnews, health )

Mari
- 2262 days ago - news.yahoo.com
NEW YORK - Harvard scientists say they have created stems cells for 10 genetic disorders, which will allow researchers to watch the diseases develop in a lab dish.
Dental Professor Discovers Biological Clock
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, discovery, humans, health, study, dentistry, Circadian rhythm, biology, stem cells )

J.
- 2386 days ago - nyu.edu
The newly discovered rhythm, like the circadian rhythm, originates in the hypothalamus, a region of the brain that functions as the main control center for the autonomic nervous system.
Clinic to Sell Made-to-Order Stem Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: Stem Cells, interesting )

James
- 2403 days ago - news.com.au
A SYDNEY clinic will become the first company in the world to sell made-to-order stem cells produced from women's unwanted IVF embryos.
The Delicious Charbroiled Smell of Laboratory Meat
Science & Tech  (tags: meat, cultured, grown, laboratory, stem cells, alternative, protein, engineered, substitute )

Jean
- 2429 days ago - pennysleuth.com
AlterNet reports that Dutch scientists are successfully growing "cultured meat" in labs. The current price is several thousand dollars per pound--out of reach of all but the most wealthy of epicures. Their aim is to bring it down to several dollars per #.
Scientists Make Cloned Embryos From Skin Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: Cloning, Stem Cells, research, technology, science, medicine )

Karen
- 2463 days ago - cnn.com
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scientists in California say they have produced embryos that are clones of two men, a potential step toward developing scientifically valuable stem cells.
U.S. Company Claims Cloned Humans and Made Stem Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, cloned humans, stem cells, technology )

Simone
- 2467 days ago - reuters.com
A California company said on Thursday it used cloning technology to make five human embryos, with the eventual hope of making matched stem cells for patients. Stemagen Corp. in La Jolla, California, destroyed the embryos while testing to make sure
 

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