Monday 20 October, 2014

A tool to track origin of blood cells, cancers

In a bid to track the origin of diseases such as cancer, researchers have developed a system that generates a unique barcode in the DNA of all blood stem cells Continue reading “A tool to track origin of blood cells, cancers” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Extracting bone-making cells from human fat gets easier

Targeting gene expression, researchers have developed a method for extracting a wide variety of potential Continue reading “Extracting bone-making cells from human fat gets easier” »  More...

When stem cells like these human embryonic stem cells divide, each new cell has the potential to remain a stem cell or become a cell with a more specialized function
By BioNews On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Corneas regrown from human stem cells

In the first known examples of constructing a tissue from an adult-derived human stem cell Continue reading “Corneas regrown from human stem cells” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin

In a major breakthrough, scientists have for the first time grown stem cells from a man’s skin using cloning techniques Continue reading “In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 21st, 2014
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Bulletproof vests from stem cells?

In a first, scientists have discovered a new property in the nuclei of embryonic stem cells that could pave way for wider application of the body’s master cells Continue reading “Bulletproof vests from More...

By BioNews On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Stem cells grown on ‘soft carpets’ function better

The fluffiness of the medium of which human embryonic stem cells are growing affects the type of specialised cells they eventually become Continue reading “Stem cells grown on ‘soft carpets’ function More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Rare stem cells could repair complex tissues

Repairing complex tissues damaged by disease or trauma could become a lot easier as scientists have now discovered the potential of rare very small embryonic-like stem cells (VSELs) Continue reading “Rare More...

Schematic on finger-prick blood isolation and treatment for cellular reprogramming.
Photo Credit: Loh Yuin Han, Jonathan, IMCB
By BioNews On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Stem cells generated from just a drop of blood!

In a major breakthrough, a team of scientists has developed a method to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells Continue reading “Stem cells generated from just a drop of blood!” »  More...

Scanning elecgtron micrograph (false color) of a human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neuron. Credit: Thomas Deerinck, UC San Diego
By BioNews On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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UC San Diego launches Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center with $100 Million Gift

In a bold and singular step toward delivering the therapeutic promise of human stem cells Continue reading “UC San Diego launches Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center with $100 Million Gift” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Hip disorder cured using stem cells

A multi-specialty hospital here has successfully used stem cells to cure a hip Continue reading “Hip disorder cured using stem cells” »  More...