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2012-04-25 21:32:20

The University of Michigan's second human embryonic stem cell line has just been placed on the U.S. National Institutes of Health's registry, making the cells available for federally-funded research.

2011-12-06 22:49:15

Stem cell scientists at King's College London will today (Tuesday 6 December) announce they have submitted to the UK Stem Cell Bank (UKSCB) their first clinical grade human embryonic stem (hES) cell lines that are free from animal-derived products, known as 'xeno-free' stem cells.

2011-10-08 07:00:00

The successful cloning could prove to be an important step in the development of therapies using embryonic stem cells to replace damaged or defective tissues in the human body, which could possibly

2011-10-05 21:55:24

Women donating their eggs for use in fertility clinics are typically financially compensated for the time and discomfort involved in the procedure.

2011-07-27 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council was disappointed following today's decision by U.S.

2011-06-21 07:30:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. ("ACT"; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that it has entered into a definitive collaborative agreement with Roslin Cells LTD ("Roslin Cells") of Scotland.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.