cell therapy
Next Generation: Cells Communicate with Light
Next Generation: Cells Communicate with Light
Abby Olena | Oct 20, 2013
Researchers design a clear cellular scaffold called a hydrogel that can be used to detect and transmit light to cells in vivo.
Week in Review, July 22–26
Week in Review, July 22–26
Jef Akst | Jul 26, 2013
Faux stem cells; X chromosome involved in sperm production; rewarding peer review; clues to flatworm regeneration; an ethereal glow signals death
New Stem Cells Off Limits to Many
New Stem Cells Off Limits to Many
Dan Cossins | Jun 5, 2013
Rules regarding the use of cells derived from human embryos will deny many US researchers the chance to study new stem-cell lines created by cloning.
New Stem Cells on the Block
New Stem Cells on the Block
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.
Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Dogs
Nose Cells Help Paralyzed Dogs
Jef Akst | Nov 20, 2012
A transplant of cells from the lining of the nose helps dogs with spinal injuries walk again.
The Little Cell That Could
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2012
Critics point out that cell therapy has yet to top existing treatments. Biotech companies are setting out to change that—and prove that the technology can revolutionize medicine.