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Stem cell scientists in California say they're having trouble finding enough human eggs to conduct their research. California's Proposition 71, designed to fund $3 billions in stem cell research, prohibits paying women to be egg donors, the San Diego Union-Tribune said Monday.
By Sandy Kleffman Four years after California residents captured worldwide attention by voting to spend $3 billion on stem cell research, many of the anticipated new therapies are at least 10 years away and numerous hurdles must be overcome. Yet the optimism remains.
By MARK JOHNSON Japanese scientists have demonstrated a new way to reprogram cells without viruses, an important advance toward the goal of one day turning our own cells into a powerful tool to fight a wide range of diseases.
The Australian government's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) said Wednesday it has granted its first license allowing scientists to create cloned human embryos to obtain embryonic stem cells.
By CHRISTINE McCONVILLE The state's life science leaders launched yesterday what is believed to be the world's most comprehensive database of embryonic stem-cell lines.
By JOHN FAUBER After more than a decade of trying to harvest the promise of embryonic stem cells, scientists have hit on a fascinating new approach that sidesteps them entirely.
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By Meyer, John R Abstract Katrien Devolder offers a compromise solution for the derivation of human embryonic stem cells that is designed to appease those who consider the killing of human embryos immoral.
By Dawson Bell, Detroit Free Press Jul. 3--An amendment to the Michigan Constitution authorizing the destruction of human embryos in research aimed at curing chronic and debilitating illness appears headed for the November ballot after supporters collected more than 500,000 petition signatures.
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers received approximately $5.6 million on June 27 from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine in awards designed to support the creation of new pluripotent human stem cell lines. All four of Stanford's applicants were funded.
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