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Stem Cells May Prevent Rhino Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: stem cells, endangered species, subspecies of northern white rhino )

- 919 days ago -
a team of scientists says the subspecies might still have a chanceâEUR"with the help of stem cells and in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Their rhino rescue plan is outlined in an article published in the journal Zoo Biology.
Should Human Stem Cells Be Used To Make Partly Human Chimeras?
Science & Tech  (tags: human embryo, NIH, Stem cells, research )

- 1104 days ago -
An intense debate has flared over whether the federal government should fund research that creates partly human creatures using human stem cells.
An Ancient Virus May Be the Reason Human Stem Cells Can Transform
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, humans, research, stem cells, ancient virus, DNA )

- 1688 days ago -
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 )

- 1958 days ago -
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 )

- 2675 days ago -
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 )

- 2778 days ago -
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 )

- 2778 days ago -
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 )

- 2779 days ago -
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 )

- 3066 days ago -
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 )

- 3372 days ago -
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 )

- 3544 days ago -
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 )

- 3748 days ago -
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 )

- 3872 days ago -
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 )

- 3889 days ago -
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 )

- 3915 days ago -
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 #.

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