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Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered

By Chris Palmer | August 11, 2013

Scientists genetically modify T cells derived from pluripotent stem cells to attack lymphatic tumors.

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A Wild Stem Cell Chase

By Signe Cane | July 24, 2013

A rigorous new study provides strong evidence that very small embryonic-like stem cells hypothesized to be found in mice and humans do not exist.

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Livers Created from Stem Cells

By Chris Palmer | July 3, 2013

Scientists have made the first functional, vascularized livers from human induced pluripotent stem cells.

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Nailing Regeneration

By Sabrina Richards | June 12, 2013

Researchers identify the signaling program that enables finger and toenail stem cells to direct digit regeneration after amputation.

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New Stem Cells on the Block

By Dan Cossins | May 15, 2013

By reprogramming human fibroblasts into pluripotent stem cells with somatic cell nuclear transfer, scientists have come up with a viable alternative to iPSCs.

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Review: Errors of the Human Body

By Jef Akst | April 11, 2013

This dramatic science fiction film follows a grieving father using his research to understand his infant son’s gruesome death—and explores the culture and ethics of science along the way.

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Snubbed for a Nobel?

By Amy Maxmen | March 14, 2013

A surgeon sues the Nobel Assembly for excluding him from last year’s prize awarded for regenerative science, but stem cell scientists are skeptical of his claims.

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Mitochondria Versus Nucleus

By Juliet Ash | February 15, 2013

Disruptions in the interaction between nuclear and mitochondrial DNA can lead to deficiencies in the mitochondrial energy-generating process, affecting fitness.

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Stem Cells: Safe Haven For TB

By Nsikan Akpan | February 5, 2013

Tuberculosis bacteria find shelter from drugs and the body’s defenses in bone marrow stem cells.

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Bespoke Stem Cells for Brain Disease

By Nsikan Akpan | January 15, 2013

Scientists use virus-free gene therapy on patient-derived stem cells to repair spinal muscular atrophy in mice.

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