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2 min ago | EurekAlert!

A protein required for integrity of induced pluripotent stem cells

Cell reprogramming converts specialised cells such as nerve cells or skin cells towards an embryonic stem cell state.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

In stem-cell research, health benefits outweigh the risks of copying humans

For the last few years, the promising field of stem-cell research has focused on a technique that skirts various ethical concerns about the treatment of human embryos and the potential to clone whole human beings.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Transcendence: Assumes Too Much, Delivers Too Little

Someone much more intelligent than all of us once coined the phrase, "Those who assume make an ass out of you and me ."

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WTVF Nashville

Vanderbilt Fraternity Helps Brother Fight Cancer

Brotherhood extends far beyond family ties at a Vanderbilt University fraternity.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Alpha Epsilon Pi, Student Society, Fraternities, Amherst College, Lymphoma, Health, Science / Technology

Stanford

Scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer

Philip Beachy and his team found a single type of cell in mice that gives rise to invasive bladder cancers.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Stanford University, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Cell Biology

PhysOrg Weblog

Cancer stem cells linked to drug resistance

When lung cancer cells become drug resistant, tumor cells return as shown in brown.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer, UC San Diego, Science / Technology, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

University of Cambridge

Bulletproof nuclei? Stem cells exhibit unusual absorption property

Stem cells - the body's master cells - demonstrate a bizarre property never before seen at a cellular level, according to a study published today from scientists at the University of Cambridge.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

Immunochemotherapy and Autologous Stem-Cell Transplantation for...

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Oncology, Medicine, Lymphoma, Health

USA Today

Stem cell research fuels more debate on cloning

A sheep called Dolly, the world's first clone of an adult mammal, is seen in this undated photo.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Genetics

The Japan Times

Now is the time to research Alzheimer's

The team leader at the Laboratory for Proteolytic Neuroscience at Riken's Brain Science Institute is not a man usually given to making apocalyptic statements.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

Texas funds biotechnology center

Texas Emerging Technology Fund will provide a $3 million grant to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Texas A&M University, Rick Perry, US Governors, Science / Technology

Swindon Advertiser

Family vow to find dad a cancer cure

A FAMILY have embarked on a race against the clock to raise funds towards alternative cancer treatment after rock drummer Gerry Hunt was told the NHS had exhausted all available therapies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Lymphoma, Science / Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

OHSU scientist's stem cell breakthrough gets validated by another lab

In the latest study, done by Advanced Cell Technology in Massachusetts, scientists cloned cells from two adults, then derived tissue from the resulting early-stage embryos that was identical to the DNA of the donors, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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The Record-Courier

Dave Fauria receives stem cell treatment for autism in the Dominican Republic.

Residents participate in a previous F.E.A.T. fundraiser walk. This year's event is April 26 in Heritage Park.

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Bioscience Technology

Cloning Making a Comeback?

Cloning has finally generated immunologically compatible embryonic stem cells for older humans: two men aged 35 and 75. It may also generate "significantly" fewer tumor-causing mutations than the popular "induced pluripotent stem cell" method of making ES cells.

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Business Wire

Pioneers in Regenerative Therapy to Discuss New Trends in Stem Cell Medicine

Chaired by Shinji Miyake, professor of clinical research for the Keio University School of Medicine in Japan, the session " Pioneering Regenerative Medicine: Trends in Regulations for New Therapy " will introduce the world's first clinical research of induced pluripotent stem cell products, conducted in Japan, and review updated regulatory guidance ... (more)

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India Talkies

Lost stem cells are replaced by non-stem cells: Study - Indiatalkies.com

Washington, Apr 18: A new study has found that when a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cell Biology, Biology, Science, Johns Hopkins University

PhysOrg Weblog

Novel marker discovered for stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood

The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Finland, World News, Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Urbana, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Mail

Human cloning used for the first time to create stem cells from...

Lady in lace: Duchess of Cambridge keeps her cool in white dress for visit to Sydney's Royal Easter Show alongside Prince William 'They'd rape you by the side of the hot tub.

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Wall Street Journal

Scientists Make First Embryo Clones From Adults

Scientists in the U.S. have cloned two older people - one aged 35, the other 75 - into early-stage embryos, and then derived genetically-matched tissue through that process.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marlborough, MA, US News, Conservative Political News

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