09 Jul 2009 08:07 am

Gene key to maintaining embryonic stem cells’ pluripotent state identified

LONDON - Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco claim to have identified a gene crucial to maintaining embryonic stem cells’ all-purpose, pluripotent state.

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08 Jul 2009 01:56 pm

Women raise their pocket money by selling their eggs?

workingNo doubt it is a controversial issue where the egg cell donor will be paid, it has two very contradicting point of view. Lets read what either has to say.

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08 Jul 2009 11:47 am

British scientists claim to create human sperm, but other scientists question the data

British scientists claim to create human sperm

LONDON — British scientists claimed Wednesday to have created human sperm from embryonic stem cells for the first time, an accomplishment they say may someday help infertile men father children.

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08 Jul 2009 07:31 am

Scientists create artificial sperm cells from human embryonic stem cells

LONDON - Scientists have achieved a major breakthrough in making sperm-like cells from human embryonic stem cells.

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07 Jul 2009 09:06 am

Embryonic stem cell research boosted by new NIH guidelines

zerhouni_kingston0305The rules, the agency said, lay out which research is eligible for federal funding and help “ensure that NIH-funded research in this area is ethically responsible, scientifically worthy and conducted in accordance with applicable law.”

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04 Jul 2009 02:22 pm

Embryonic stem cell effectivity depend upon stage of extraction

xyRecently a group of Dutch researchers have revealed that inactivation of one of the X chromosome happens to occur before the female embryo gets implanted to the mother’s womb. This revealation has long way to go in ES cell research.

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04 Jul 2009 12:05 pm

Embryonic stem cells and reprogrammed skin cells are clearly distinguishable

WASHINGTON - Researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) have shown that there are certain molecular differences between embryonic stem cells and skin cells skin cells reprogrammed into embryonic-like cells.

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03 Jul 2009 12:38 pm

Embryonic stem (ES) cells differs from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells at molecular level

troywoodAlthough genetically identical how can the ES cells differ in phenotype from the iPS cells? In a recent finding by the UCLA researchers, it has been proved that the molecular signatures are distinct. But still tests are pending to reveal the mystery.

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03 Jul 2009 12:13 pm

Master cardiac stem cell discovered by Harvard scientists

master heart stem cells cellsStudying with human embryonic stem cells Harvard University scientists able to discovered a master heart stem cell, which con provide new fast and authentic ways for drug development.

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01 Jul 2009 01:21 pm

Stem cell research attracts General Electric to produce stem cell product with Geron

GE-HealthcareQuite evidently a huge tug of war is going on between drug manufacturers and bio-tech companies to establish a viable stem cell product in the market. When every one is moving in a neck-break speed to capture and lead the market as a first stem cell product manufacturer, a famous electric company, General Electric (GE) quite surprisingly decided to work with stem cell research.

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