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By converting glial cells into dopaminergic neurons, scientists were able to partially rescue motor behavior in mice.

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Stem Cells Made Waves in Biology and Medicine

By Karen Zusi | October 1, 2016

Since their introduction to the lab, pluripotent stem cells have gone from research tool to therapeutic, but the journey has been rocky.

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Study: Cloned Sheep Age Normally

By Tanya Lewis | July 26, 2016

The animals, some of which were cloned from the same tissue as Dolly, appeared as healthy as non-cloned sheep, a study suggests.

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Biological Programming

By Tanya Lewis | April 1, 2016

A new tool makes programming living cells like writing computer software.

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Not All Stem Cells Created Equal

By Anna Azvolinsky | July 2, 2014

Compared to induced pluripotent stem cells generated from somatic cells, stem cells created by nuclear transfer appear to be closer to the genetic state of embryonic cells.

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SCNT Picks Up Steam

By Kate Yandell | April 28, 2014

Study confirms that somatic cell nuclear transfer, an alternate method of creating patient-specific pluripotent stem cells, can be used to reprogram adult cells.

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Contributors

By Abby Olena | March 1, 2014

Meet some of the people featured in the March 2014 issue of The Scientist.

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