November 2007

18 Nov 2007 11:30 pm

Breakthrough: Embryonic Stem Cells Grown From Monkey Skin Cells

In a major breakthrough Oregon researcher’s reported that they had created the world’s first fully formed, cloned monkey embryos and harvested batches of stem cells from them. The monkey embryos were each created from a single skin cell of a monkey. It also effectively settles a long-standing scientific debate about whether primates, which includes monkeys and humans, are biologically capable of being cloned; yes primates are capable of being cloned.

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17 Nov 2007 08:18 am

Menstrual Blood Can Provide Adult Stem Cells

Before you say yuck, consider this - menstrual blood contains adult stem cells that can develop into 9 different types of highly valuable cells: Full article »

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