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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

The Coming Of The Motherless Child

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 10.21.2016 | Science
Jonathan D. Moreno

The era of male-only embryo production is not yet here, but a major step in that direction was reported this week by another Japanese team.

Stem Cell Researchers Report Major Breakthrough

Reuters | Kate Kelland | Posted 11.12.2013 | Science

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have succeeded in generating new stem cells in living mice and say their success opens up...

The Future of Regenerative Medicine

André Choulika | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
André Choulika

Just like the simple act of backing-up your computer has become routine, so too could the act of backing-up your stem cells now, before you regret not doing so in the future.

Immune Cells Can 'Remember' Past Incarnations

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 03.13.2013 | Science
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

The expanded and rejuvenated immune cells would retain their prior anti-tumor "memory," be primed to fight the tumor and thus significantly augment the ability of the immune system to slow down the tumor growth.

17 Men With an Anti-cure Stance

Don C. Reed | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

What would you do, if you found an enemy in your house? Would you let him move in and take over--or encourage him to vacate the premises? Regarding ...

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Are Similar to Cancer Cells, But Nobel Prize Still Well-Deserved

Paul Knoepfler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Science
Paul Knoepfler

My lab just published a somewhat provocative paper (still in unproofed form at this point) arguing that induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells are very similar in some ways to cancer cells. As such, the clinical use of iPS cells should wait for a lot more study.

Induced Pluripotent, AL GORE Stem Cell Venture

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former vice president Al Gore is entering the stem cell arena with an announcement today of a $20 million biotech venture in the hot area of "induced ...