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  • Scientists Continue Stem Cell Research
    Stem cell study by Harvard and MIT is a breakthrough for diabetic patients
    A recent Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) scientific stem cell study is a breakthrough for people with diabetes. Scientists of this important advancement in the field of stem cell research used embryonic stem...
  • The piggyBac transposon system involves the re-excision of exogenous genes, and this is what prevents this method from causing issues like insertional mutagenesis.
    First single DNA base pair replacement proven successful
    The first technique that is sophisticated enough to replace a single DNA base pair of a gene that causes disease or a birth defect was presented by Dr. Bruce Conklin and Dr. Yuichiro Miyaoka of Gladstone Institutes in the Feb. 9, 2014, issue of...
  • Scientists discover how to change skin cells to stem cells
    Scientists discover how to change skin cells to stem cells
    There are exciting developments in the field of stem cell research which could make the whole thing cheaper, easier, and much quicker. According to a Jan. 29 report on BBC News, scientists have discovered that skin cells can become stem cells when...
  • Milan, Italy study used stem cells derived from mouse skin tissue to treat MS
    Milan, Italy study used stem cells derived from mouse skin tissue to treat MS
    An experiment was published TuesdayinNature Communicationsby researchers at San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan and the University of Milan in Italy, that showed they were able to reduce nervous system damage in mice.The mice were given...
  • Fear of Biotechnology
    The unfortunate fear of biotechnology
    "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less."• Marie Curie.There is a marked gap between a technical understanding of biotechnology and how that is...
  • Stem cell treatments for dogs and cats
    Stem cell treatments for dogs and cats
    Aside from rain and coffee, Washington is becoming known for something else. In Bremerton, Wash. veterinarian Chuck Crawford has started using stem cell treatments on dogs and cats. As of July 12, 2013 one of his patients is doing so well that his...
  • Stem cell research results in human liver
    Amazing science: Stem cell research results in a human liver
    Researchers in Japan have finally reached a pinnacle in stem cell research. According to a July 3 report onYahoo News, they have managed to create a functional human liver from stem cells. While they are around 10 years from transplanting man-made...
  • Stem cell transplant performed on Bremerton, Washington dog
    Stem cell transplant performed on Bremerton, Washington dog
    He's a beloved family member of a Bremerton, Washington family receiving a stem cell transplant - and he also happens to be a dog. On Friday, June 28, KING 5 News reported that a 10-month-old pug named Ralph received a stem cell transplant for...
  • 5 unique and outside-the-box multiple sclerosis researched therapies
    5 unique and outside-the-box multiple sclerosis researched therapies
    Multiple sclerosis (MS), a neurological disease that affects millions of people all across the world, harms everyone who has this disease is such unbelievable ways and, as of yet, finding a cure has proved incredibly allusive.The most common...
  • SCNT of adult cells
    Cell science: New cloning for regenerative therapy, not human reproduction
    A group of scientists from Oregon Health & Science University, with colleagues at the Boston University School of Medicine and Mahidol University in Bangkok, has created human pluripotent ("master") stem cells through a process...
  • 2-year-old windpipe
    2-year-old gets windpipe: Life-saving stem cell procedure grows girl's windpipe
    A two-year-old girl gets a windpipe made from her own stem cells, becoming the youngest person in the world to benefit from this treatment, still in the experimental stages. According to Fox News on April 30, 2013, Hannah Warren has spent her two...
  • Tray of Stem Cells
    2-year-old gets windpipe from stem cells
    A 2-year-old girl has a windpipe now, thanks to stem cells, according to People on April 30. The child was born without a windpipe and has spent her entire life in a Seoul hospital, where doctors told her parents there was no hope for her. She was...
  • Nobel Prize 2012 for stem cell discovery
    Nobel Prize 2012 for stem cell discovery
    According to Agence France-Presse, the Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology went to Sir John Gurton of Britain and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan for their work with specialized cells and stem cells. A stem cell has the potential to develop into a...
  • LUMINESCE from Jeunesse proves one powerful age-retarding face-saver
    LUMINESCE from Jeunesse proves one powerful age-retarding face-saver
    Beverly Hills-based Dr. Nathan Newman boasts a who’s who in Hollywood clientele, manywho swear by the doctor’s stem cell procedures and other anti-aging techniques, is also one of the brains behind the amazing LUMINESCE cellular...
  • UCLA stem cell researchers discover “missing link”
    UCLA stem cell researchers discover “missing link”
    UCLA researchers have discovered a type of cell that is the “missing link” between bone marrow stem cells and all the cells of the human immune system. They note that their discovery will lead to a greater understanding of how a...