Stem Cell Research

  • 'Stem cells may help damaged heart mend itself' 26-12-2011 03:35 PM

    London: Scientists have discovered a way to transform ordinary tissue into beating heart muscle cells, a finding they say could soon pave the way for new therapeutic approaches for making a damaged heart to repair itself. Using a zebrafish system, a team from Fudan University in China developed a small...
  • The rebirth of stem cells 23-09-2011 10:41 AM

    A decade after George Bush set the clock back for stem cell research, the science is showing signs of regeneration. Stem cells are mother cells that give rise to other cell types in the body. One of the more visible and vocal proponents of human embryonic stem cells (ES), Stephen...
  • Ethics and science of it: Stem cell research made easy 23-03-2009 02:10 PM

    Diseases like Parkinson's, diabetes and cancer may become treatable. ...
  • Obama brings the change, reverses Bush stem cell policy 10-03-2009 01:57 PM

    Ex-president George Bush had restricted funding stem cell research. ...