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In a recent study published by STEM CELLS, a research group from Stanford University describes a novel regimen for quashing the immunologic barrier with a short-course treatment of two costimlation-adhesion
When a young athlete dies unexpectedly on the basketball court or the football field, it's both shocking and tragic.
Tiny circles of DNA are the key to a new and easier way to transform stem cells from human fat into induced pluripotent stem cells for use in regenerative medicine, say scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Globs of human fat removed during liposuction conceal versatile cells that are more quickly and easily coaxed to become induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells, than are the skin cells most often used by researchers, according to a new study from Stanford's School of Medicine.
Two scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine who've sussed out ways to see what's usually hidden are winners of this year's NIH Director's Pioneer Awards--the National Institutes of Health's most prestigious award for creative thinkers.
Human embryonic stem cells trigger an immune response in mice, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine report. The finding suggests that the effectiveness of human therapies derived from the cells could be limited unless ways are found to dampen the rejection response.
CHANGHUA, Taiwan (Reuters) - Thousands of people rallied in central Taiwan on Sunday, marking the third straight weekend of protests calling for President Chen Shui-bian to resign over scandals involving his family and senior aides.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's independence-leaning government said on Thursday it may lift a ban on visits by Chinese tourists to the island, a move that could trump an opposition delegation's talks in Beijing this weekend.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.