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2009-10-27 15:08:06

Stem cell research holds great promise for the treatment of millions of Americans with debilitating and possibly fatal diseases.

2009-10-23 12:05:00

Scientists have overcome a key barrier to the clinical use of stem cells with a technique which transforms regular body cells into artificial stem cells without the need for introducing foreign genetic materials, which could be potentially harmful.

2009-10-18 13:08:21

Applying a small mechanical force to embryonic stem cells could be a new way of coaxing them into a specific direction of differentiation, researchers at the University of Illinois report.

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2009-08-30 12:44:21

A team of Michigan State University researchers has developed a new, more efficient way of cloning zebra fish, a breakthrough that could have implications for human health research.

2009-03-25 08:23:02

San Antonio … Germ cells, the cells which give rise to a mammal's sperm or eggs, exhibit a five to ten-fold lower rate of spontaneous point mutations than adult somatic cells

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2009-02-03 07:35:00

According to a report appearing in the journal Cloning and Stem Cells, animal eggs cannot be used to create human clones.

2009-02-02 12:30:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep over a decade ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been considered a promising way to generate human, patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic applications.

2009-02-02 13:40:00

Since the cloning of Dolly the Sheep over a decade ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been considered a promising way to generate human, patient-specific stem cells for therapeutic applications.

2009-02-02 12:00:00

New study questions ability of human-animal hybrids to generate stem cells WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.

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2009-01-29 11:15:00

A South Korean biotech firm said on Thursday it has developed a new cloning technology that is expected to make cloning pet dogs easier and significantly cheaper.


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