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Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Is It Possible To Clone Humans?

Posted 05.17.2013 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/17/2013 08:00 AM EDT on LiveScience The news that researchers have used cloning to ma...

Stem Cell Advance May Bring New Treatments For Serious Illnesses

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.16.2013 | Science

NEW YORK -- Scientists have finally recovered stem cells from cloned human embryos, a longstanding goal that could lead to new treatments for such ill...

Judge OKs Funding For Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A lawsuit that had threatened to end the Obama administration's funding of embryonic stem cell research was thrown out Wednesday, a...

On The Bridge: A Conversaton Between A Pro-Lifer And An Embryonic Stem Cell Researcher

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

I was a pro-lifer whose child had an incurable disease. What I wanted to know was: what would I do if hESCs could cure my child'sNeurofibromatosis?

The Halting of Stem Cell Research Is the Culmination of a Decade-Long Legal Effort

Eli Y. Adashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eli Y. Adashi

The issuance of a temporary injunction barring the NIH from funding human embryonic stem cell research should hardly have come as a surprise. Many of the same plaintiffs and much of the same legal team filed a similar lawsuit a decade earlier.

Human Embryonic Stem Cells Approved by FDA for Clinical Trials, Yet Totally Ignored by the Media

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Abrams

If these new stem cells are safe, and perform as hoped, the first injection in patients that took place last Friday will be the 21st century's "shot-heard-round-the-world".

Bigger than Anything Else in 2010: The Age of Regenerative Medicine Begins

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Paul Abrams

Breakthroughs in stem cell research and regenerative medicine will make health care reform even more important than it is now. The human suffering relieved will be incalculable.