stem cells

If creativity truly is the key to innovation, scientists must look to the arts for their answers.
The president-elect conspicuously included "curing disease" as one of his goals in a YouTube video before Thanksgiving. Secretary-designate Price has Obamacare to repeal and replace. With lots on its plate, the new administration might decide to let sleeping cells lie.
Me: Every scientific advance can, and usually does, have harmful, unintended consequences (medical, social, political, economic
The era of male-only embryo production is not yet here, but a major step in that direction was reported this week by another Japanese team.
Scientists working with mice turn ordinary skin cells into viable eggs.
Lately this nonsense with price gouging made me wonder if there were alternatives. What if we could somehow cut out the middleman of pharmaceutical companies and instead look to something else for a solution?
"This deal is going to end up looking either very smart or very stupid."
Last week I made a donation of my Bone Marrow Cells or Hematopoietic Stem Cells to an anonymous Leukemia patient via the Be The Match Registry. These are specialized Stem Cells that can only grow into various blood cells.
Current estimates indicate that there are more than 7,000 distinct rare diseases, and that this number increases by about
Scientists have successfully used stem cells to generate human heart muscle.
Both journalists and politicians believe the general public is as disinterested in science as they are. They think of it as an unorganized and somewhat quixotic special interest without much voting power. Polling shows they are wrong.
Nancy Reagan set an example of love and loyalty that cannot be surpassed. She stood by her loved one for a decade of suffering. If we truly wish to show her respect, we should consider the path she blazed before us.
Scientists show that certain enzyme-inhibiting drugs can bring rapid regrowth of hair.