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2011-03-17 05:45:00

The annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research award has been given to three stem cell researchers for their work in human stem cells.

2011-03-16 08:30:00

ALBANY, N.Y., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three scientists whose pioneering work in isolating human stem cells holds great promise for the future of medicine have been named the recipients of the 11th annual Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.

2010-10-18 01:00:00

PARIS and KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), the French genome engineering specialist, and iPS Academia Japan Inc.

2010-08-05 16:33:21

Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found a new way to make beating heart cells from the body's own cells that could help regenerate damaged hearts.

2010-07-01 13:58:00

Patients can provide cells for reprogramming during routine blood draws BOSTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In findings likely to make it easier and faster for stem cell biologists to generate patient-specific embryonic-like stem cells, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have reprogrammed adult blood cells into induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.

2010-05-07 01:00:00

MADISON, Wis., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.

2010-01-26 12:00:00

New Method Bypasses Need to Obtain Stem Cells From Embryos WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The scientist who reprogrammed adult cells into embryonic-like stem cells has been chosen to receive the 2010 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.

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2009-09-14 12:46:10

Several prestigious research awards were handed out to five scientists for developing a life-saving leukemia treatment and for advances in "reprogramming" DNA, which led to a new kind of stem cell.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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