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A South Korean scientist whose work is under intense scrutiny hit back at his accusers on Friday, saying he had proof his team had made patient-tailored stem cells this year and he would produce the evidence soon.
A South Korean scientist whose work is under intense scrutiny has told colleagues he can produce stem cells but those made in a landmark 2005 study are contaminated, Yonhap news agency said on Friday.
By Cheon Jong-woo and Kim So-young SEOUL (Reuters) - One of South Korea's leading universities will step up an investigation into the country's top stem-cell scientist after reports key parts of a landmark paper were fabricated, the university said on Friday.
By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's president wants a pioneering stem cell scientist, embroiled in a scandal over ethical lapses, to return to his work offering hope for those suffering incurable diseases, a spokesman said on Monday.
By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japan-China-South Korea summit may be canceled for the first time in six years due to Chinese and Korean anger over Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's visits to a war shrine, a newspaper said on Wednesday.
By Elaine Lies PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - A top U.S. diplomat voiced frustration with Japan's strained relationship with its Asian neighbours, saying Tokyo's spats over history with China and South Korea could undercut American interests in Asia.
By Jack Kim and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Pacific Rim leaders want more progress in talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programs, and an eventual deal could boost the region's economy, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun said on Saturday.
By Lee Suwan and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Leaders of the Pacific Rim reconvened in the South Korean city of Pusan on Saturday to discuss joint cooperation against threats to their economies from terrorism, bird flu and an impasse in world trade talks.
By Lee Suwan and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Pacific Rim leaders end a two-day summit on Saturday and are expected to call for stronger efforts to break an impasse on opening up markets and more measures to beat the threat of bird flu.
By John Chalmers and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Leaders of Pacific Rim economies accounting for nearly half of the world's commerce agreed on Friday to demand that trade giants break an impasse on opening up markets or risk undermining the global trading system.
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