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2013-10-24 23:31:38

July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark, the BBC recently visited Pacific Fertility Center (PFC) to get a glimpse of some of the more sophisticated assisted reproductive technologies that have emerged since that time. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 July 25th marked the 35th birthday of the world’s first “test tube baby” in the U.K. On the occasion of this significant landmark,...

2013-10-10 23:22:19

The companies will co-market WHEATON’s new CryoELITE® Tissue Vial solution for frozen tissue samples and CryoXtract’s recently introduced CXT350 platform, which provides access to valuable frozen tissue and biofluid samples. Millville, NJ (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 WHEATON, a global leader in biosample storage solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic and specialty pharmaceuticals industries, reached a non-exclusive global co-marketing agreement with CryoXtract Instruments,...

2013-10-10 23:22:18

Specialty Containers Designed to Store and Ship Tissue Samples in Cryogenic Conditions Millville, NJ (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 WHEATON® CryoELITE® Tissue Vials were designed for the safe, secure and effective cryopreservation of biological tissue specimens. Different from cells and biofluids, tissue biospecimens have particular requirements for cryogenic storage (see the WHEATON blog at http://www.CryoFeed.com for more information). Offering researchers a uniform vial able to...

Humans In The Deep Freeze: Are Cryonics Really Worth It?
2013-09-23 04:24:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Once thought to be a pursuit reserved for the rich and eccentric, scientists are now looking to bring cryonics – the low-temperature preservation of humans hoping to find cures and/or treatments for life-threatening conditions in the future – to the masses. According to Rupert Jones of The Guardian, a US-based organization known as the Cryonics Institute currently has more than 100 men and women in “cryonic suspension” at...

2013-09-18 13:09:36

Shortage of livers for transplantation demands better liver cell transplantation A research team in Spain has developed high-yield preparations of viable hepatocytes (liver cells) isolated for transplantation from cryopreserved (frozen), banked neonatal livers that ranged in age from one day to 23 days. The researchers also assessed cell quality and function and found that neonatal hepatocytes show better thawing recovery than hepatocytes isolated from adult livers. The study appears as...

2013-08-15 23:26:53

Cryobanks International India entered into an agreement with Biosafe S. A., Switzerland the industry leader providing an extremely stable platform for processing cord blood utilizing a closed-system technology named SEPAX®. Gurgaon, Haryana (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Cryobanks International India, a leader in umbilical cord blood stem cell banking In India, has entered into an agreement with Biosafe S. A., Switzerland, which is the industry leader providing an extremely stable platform...


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