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2008-10-01 09:00:48

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2008-09-27 15:00:42

Scientists say they might have found an alternative to embryonic stem cells that would allow them to exit an ethics debate over using discarded embryos. Researchers said they found a way to coax adult cells to regress into an embryonic state, The Washington Post reported Saturday.

2008-09-26 00:00:31

Most infertility patients favor using leftover embryos for stem-cell research or selling leftover embryos to other couples, a U.S. study says. Lead author Dr.

2008-09-23 00:00:29

By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Some of the nation's top embryonic stem cell research advocates say they are growing concerned that Sen. John McCain will backtrack on his previous support for the work if elected president.

2008-09-12 21:00:26

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.

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2008-09-05 15:05:00

Experts reported on Friday that the use of embryonic stem cells remains to be a crucial part for the field of regenerative medicine.

2008-08-28 18:00:51

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state stem cell agency, issued the following statement regarding the research published today in Nature by a team from Harvard that showed it is possible to take a type of adult pancreas cell that doesn't normally produce insulin and reprogram them to produce insulin.

2008-08-19 09:01:12

Stematix(TM), Inc., a regenerative medicine technology and solutions provider positioned to accelerate safe and effective global use of stem cell therapies, announced today that it has entered into financing negotiations with a Greek venture capital fund, GloCal Investment Ventures Enterprise (G.I.V.E.), funded in part by a Greek government backed fund of funds (TANEO) and managed by GloCal Systems Management (GSM).


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