Cones Derived from Human Stem Cells Help Mice See: Study
Cones Derived from Human Stem Cells Help Mice See: Study
Researchers insert functioning cone photoreceptors into the retinas of mice with advanced eye disease, improving their vision.
Cones Derived from Human Stem Cells Help Mice See: Study
Cones Derived from Human Stem Cells Help Mice See: Study

Researchers insert functioning cone photoreceptors into the retinas of mice with advanced eye disease, improving their vision.

Researchers insert functioning cone photoreceptors into the retinas of mice with advanced eye disease, improving their vision.

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New Report Dissects Ethics of Emerging Human Brain Cell Models
New Report Dissects Ethics of Emerging Human Brain Cell Models
Amanda Heidt | Apr 12, 2021
The National Academies’ report touches on ethical issues raised by new technologies such as brain organoids and human-animal chimeras, and suggests that current regulatory oversight is sufficient.
Activation of the Immune System Underlies Cardiac Cell Therapies
Activation of the Immune System Underlies Cardiac Cell Therapies
Ruth Williams | Nov 27, 2019
A study in mice reveals that stem cell transplants, currently in clinical trials, may not actually require the cells.
Neural Stem Cell Transplantation Crawls Toward the Clinic
Neural Stem Cell Transplantation Crawls Toward the Clinic
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 29, 2019
Several early-stage clinical trials indicate that implanting patients with the cells is safe. But whether they can alleviate neurological problems remains to be seen.
Image of the Day: On the Nose
Image of the Day: On the Nose
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Lab-grown stem cells fill in for damaged tissue in the noses of mice.
In Utero Transplant in First Clinical Trial Successful
In Utero Transplant in First Clinical Trial Successful
Jim Daley | May 30, 2018
Doctors treated the fetus, who has alpha thalassemia major, with cells from her mother’s bone marrow.