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Stem cell face lift: Does it work?

Doctors and researchers have long said that stem cell therapy has the potential to change the face of human disease ...
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US panel urges end to secret DNA testing over privacy concerns

They're called discreet DNA samples, and the Elk Grove, California, genetic-testing company easyDNA says it can handle many kinds, from ...
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Reverse aging? Scientists find way to make old muscles young again with proteins and stem cells

Loren Grush | 
It is a dream for everyone as they grow older to turn back the clock and live in a younger ...
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U.S. Appeals Court: Government can fund stem cell research

A three-judge panel at the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia refused to order the Obama ...

Monsanto eyes 2013 launch for new soybean seeds in Argentina

Monsanto aims to start selling the new seeds--which have the combined traits of resistance to insects and the herbicide glyphosate--in ...

Genetically modified rice a good vitamin A source

Genetically modified rice could be a good source of vitamin A for children in countries where deficiency in the vitamin ...

Fat stem cells from liposuction used to form functioning blood vessels

Loren Grush | 
Liposuction may yield more than just a leaner figure – it can potentially produce stem cells for tissue reconstruction. Researchers ...

Company seeks FDA approval for personal DNA test

Genetic test maker 23andMe is asking the Food and Drug Administration to approve its personalized DNA test in a move ...

Genes for breast size found

Researchers have identified seven genetic markers linked with a woman's breast size, according to a new study. While it's was ...

Growing your own bones

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

Diabetes drug may kill cancer stem cells, study says

Alex Crees | 
Results from a new study suggest low doses of the diabetes drug metformin may effectively destroy pancreatic cancer stem cells, ...

Genetic testing to choose the right antidepressant

Keith Ablow | 
Medication selection is part of the art of psychiatry, but, now, testing is available that promises to make it more ...
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Vein grown from stem cells saves 10-year-old girl

Doctors in Sweden have replaced a vital blocked blood vessel in a 10-year-old girl using the first vein grown in ...

Creator of drought-tolerant corn says value is to be determined by farmers

Ian Berry | 
The makers of the first corn genetically modified to be tolerant of drought said they are confident it will prove ...

Researcher to unravel mysteries of hot chile

A graduate student in New Mexico is setting out to unlock the genetics of the state’s signature crop – the ...

Gene discovery could lead to birth control pill for men

Loren Grush | 
When it comes to birth control, numerous options are available to women to help them regulate their menstrual cycle and ...

Repairing the heart without using stem cells

Alex Crees | 
When a person suffers a heart attack, scar tissue forms over the damaged areas of the heart, reducing the organ’s ...