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2005-12-19 02:45:00

A South Korean university has seized the computer of an embattled stem cell scientist and will release the initial findings this week of a probe into whether his team actually made tailored stem cells, it said on Monday.

2005-12-18 20:04:07

A panel questioned stem cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk, sealed off his office and secured materials in his laboratory Sunday as it began a probe of allegations he falsified embryonic stem cells that he said he had created in a scientific breakthrough.

2005-12-15 22:36:35

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.

2005-12-15 20:40:24

By Cheon Jong-woo SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's most renowned stem-cell scientist returned to his office on Friday and his team was due to speak publicly about media reports that he wanted a landmark study retracted because key parts were fabricated.

2005-12-15 15:55:00

By Cheon Jong-woo SEOUL (Reuters) - Key parts of a landmark paper from South Korea's most renowned stem-cell scientist were fabricated and the researcher is seeking to have the work withdrawn, a close collaborator said on Thursday.

2005-12-15 08:24:17

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's most renowned stem cell scientist fabricated key parts of a ground-breaking paper and is seeking to have the work withdrawn, a close collaborator told South Korean media on Thursday.

2005-11-23 21:59:27

SEOUL (Reuters) - A pioneering South Korean stem cell scientist was aware that two members of his team donated their egg cells to advance his research, but this did not represent a breach in ethics, a health ministry report said on Thursday.

2005-11-22 20:06:28

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - Everything seemed so bright for pioneering South Korean stem cell scientist Hwang Woo-suk just a few weeks ago after two major breakthroughs this year.

2005-11-15 11:20:00

Regulatory agencies will be needed to oversee the use of stem cells when current experimental therapies are ready to be tested in humans, scientists said on Tuesday.

2005-10-19 06:33:11

By Edward Davies and Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea launched on Wednesday a an ambitious project to make the country a global hub for stem-cell storage and research, hoping to further cement its status at the forefront of cloning research.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.