It’s been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to …
Hannah Warren was born without a trachea but now has one made from plastic fibers and a stew of her own stem cells.
In what researchers view as validation of the field, the Nobel committee on Monday recognized pioneering contributions to stem cell science by John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
Japanese researchers have produced mouse eggs from stem cells that bred healthy offspring, a breakthrough that may one day help treat human infertility.
The new advance holds great promise for people with hearing loss, but scientists won’t know for years whether a similar treatment would really work in humans
For the first time, researchers have used stem cells from a patient’s own heart to repair the damage to the muscle that occurs during heart attack.
When IVF creates excess embryos, women are faced with a choice: store them indefinitely, donate them to others or offer them to research.
The first patients to receive human embryonic stem cell transplants say their lives have been transformed by the experimental procedure.
Scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory reported on Wednesday the first success in using the cloning technique that gave rise to Dolly the sheep to generate stem cells using adult human cells.
Health authorities in the U.K. approved on Thursday Europe’s first clinical trial involving embryonic stem cells.
Yale researchers report that signals from stem cells in the fatty layer of the skin may trigger the growth of new hair. The study in mice may lead to better understanding and treatments to reverse baldness in humans.
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After a year of legal uncertainty, a federal judge ruled that U.S. taxpayer dollars can be used to support research on embryonic stem cells.