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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors want to question a U.S. scientist about his work with a team led by disgraced stem-cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk, South Korean media reported on Friday.
South Korean prosecutors want to question a U.S. scientist about his work with a team led by disgraced stem-cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk, South Korean media reported on Friday.
South Korean prosecutors raided the home of disgraced stem-cell scientist Hwang Woo-suk on Thursday along with the homes of several key members of his research team, a South Korean broadcaster reported.
South Korean prosecutors have widened their criminal probe of a team led by a disgraced scientist to see if a bioethics law was breached by illegally purchasing human eggs, a prosecution source said on Wednesday.
South Korea's cloning scandal shows that the current research system can police itself and that governments don't need to crack down on scientific fraud, a stem cell expert said on Wednesday.
South Korean prosecutors looking into fraud by a team led by the country's best known scientist said the group did not produce any human embryonic stem cells as they had claimed, a prosecution official said on Wednesday.
Stem cells taken from cloned embryos are likely to be safe when used for therapeutic purposes, a new study finds.
What had once seemed a giant leap for science has turned out to be not even the smallest of steps -- for now.
Meticulous tests like those done to confirm that disgraced Korean scientists legitimately cloned a dog while faking human data may have to be used to validate scientific claims in the future, U.S. scientists said on Tuesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean scientist whose work on tailored embryonic stem cells has been discredited, coerced junior female colleagues on his team to donate their own eggs for his research, a television network reported late on Tuesday.