cellular reprogramming
Reprogrammed Glia Improve Symptoms in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s
Reprogrammed Glia Improve Symptoms in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s
Diana Kwon | Apr 10, 2017
By converting glial cells into dopaminergic neurons, scientists were able to partially rescue motor behavior in mice.
Stem Cells Made Waves in Biology and Medicine
Stem Cells Made Waves in Biology and Medicine
Karen Zusi | Oct 1, 2016
Since their introduction to the lab, pluripotent stem cells have gone from research tool to therapeutic, but the journey has been rocky.
Study: Cloned Sheep Age Normally
Study: Cloned Sheep Age Normally
Tanya Lewis | Jul 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.
Biological Programming
Biological Programming
Tanya Lewis | Apr 1, 2016
A new tool makes programming living cells like writing computer software.
Not All Stem Cells Created Equal
Not All Stem Cells Created Equal
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 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.
SCNT Picks Up Steam
SCNT Picks Up Steam
Kate Yandell | Apr 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.
Contributors
Contributors
Abby Olena | Mar 1, 2014
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2014 issue of The Scientist.