Stem cells may cure liver failure

A way to revive failed livers through stem cells could be available within the next few years as clinical tests ...

Regulation of telomerase in stem cells and cancer cells

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg have gained important insights for stem cell research ...

Genetic variant is linked to obesity and insulin resistance

A large study in people at risk of diabetes has found a direct association between the presence of a small ...

Stem cells can beat back diabetes

University of British Columbia scientists, in collaboration with an industry partner, have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, ...

Targeted gene therapy enhances treatment for Pompe disease

Gene therapy to replace the protein missing in Pompe disease can be effective if the patient's immune system does not ...

FDA critical of stem-cell firm

The Sugar Land company involved in Gov. Rick Perry's unlicensed adult stem-cell procedure is rife with basic manufacturing problems, according ...
c

Researcher hunts for sickle cell anemia cure with gene targeting, stem cells

Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for ...
tomatoes singing growing

Genetic breakthrough could spell end to supermarket tomatoes that taste like mush

A new discovery from partners at UC Davis and Cornell University reveals that the same genes that account for the ...
climate change political rhetoric

Can GMOs save us from climate change?

Malnutrition and starvation are problems that occur all over the world, primarily in developing countries. In coming years, as climate ...
o HUMAN SKELETON

First farmers: 7,000 year old caveman bones found

Spanish researchers have discovered the complete mitochondrial DNA of an individual that lived 7000 years ago. This discovery is the ...

New cancer stem cell mechanism identified

Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have uncovered a link between two genes which shows how stem cells could ...

Fetal tests spur legal battle

Genetic tests that analyze fetal DNA from a pregnant woman's blood are arriving in a rush, but the commercialization of ...

Genetic discovery could make more tomatoes taste like heirlooms

Genetic modification of food has happened for thousands of year. Tomatoes would still be the size of your thumb without ...

Newcastle genetic experts develop new test for Noonan Syndrome

GENETIC experts in the North East have developed a pioneering test that will improve the speed of diagnosis for an ...

Stem cells help some ailing Houston Zoo creatures

With two big cats needing attention, surgeon Brian Beale of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists and stem-cell specialists at InGeneron Inc ...
bbe

Human model of Huntington’s disease created from skin’s stem cells

An international consortium of Huntington’s disease experts, including several from the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center at ...
b DTCEurope

Europe, a regulatory nightmare for direct-to-consumer genetic testing?

DTC genetic testing comes in many forms, such as carrier tests for genetic disease, ancestry tests, and nutrigenomic tests. At ...

Stem cell transplantation into mouse cochlea may impact future hearing loss therapies

Researchers in Japan who evaluated the risks and efficacy of transplanting two varieties of stem cells into mouse cochlea have ...

Gene therapy curbs nicotine addiction in mice

Forget patches: gene therapy could suppress cigarette cravings by preventing the brain from receiving nicotine. The treatment is effective in ...

Stem cells injected into mice with muscular dystrophy

For the first time, scientists have turned muscular dystrophy patients' fibroblast cells (common cells found in connective tissue) into stem ...

Advances in genetic testing allow for more personalized medical treatments

"Without question, man's knowledge of man is undergoing the greatest revolution since Leonardo. In many ways personalized medicine is already ...
Stem cells may help reverse diabetes

Stem cells may help reverse diabetes

In a new study, researchers have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, thereby paving the way for a ...

Central body to oversee ‘biobanks’ storing human tissue

THE CREATION of a single Government-funded body to oversee the retention of human tissue samples has moved a step closer ...

Transgenic technique ‘eliminates’ a specific neural circuit in brain of primates

In the brains of humans and non-human primates, over 100 billion nerve cells build up complicated neural circuits and produce ...

Owning genes

While the country breathlessly waits for the Supreme Court to decide on Obamacare, there is another court battle to keep ...

Are facial expressions genetic?

“The statistical correlation between the facial expressions of sighted and blind individuals was almost perfect,” Matsumoto said. “This suggests something ...

Growing your own bones

In just a few years, you might be able to grow your own replacement bones from stem cells ...

Harvard Bioscience stem cells in Russian tracheal transplants

(Nasdaq:HBIO), a life sciences tools company, says the first two successful stem cells laryngotracheal transplants have been completed in Russia, ...