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Stem Cells: The Solution to Living Over 100 Years?

Although medical treatments have increased the average human life expectancy, these treatments have yet to increase lifespan over a hundred years. …

World Cancer Day: Making a difference with stem cell donation

<i>On this day when the focus is on cancer awareness, Kelly Price gives her personal experience of being a stem cell donor for an unknown recipient with</i> …

Stem Cells Boost Cognition Following Cancer Radiation: Studies

A solid run of preclinical work is finding that human stem cell transplants can significantly—and in some cases, completely—restore cognitive and …

Neuroscience

Spain Uses World’s First Stem Cell Treatment For Heart Attacks

Doctors at a hospital in Spain have successfully used stem cells to treat victims of heart attacks for the first time in medical history.<p>Located in …

A Stem Cell Cure for Bubble Baby Disease (SCID)

On November 18th, 2014, a UCLA research team led by Donald Kohn, M.D., announced a breakthrough gene therapy and stem cell cure for “bubble baby” …

Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy

UCI study reveals how they alleviate 'chemobrain' after cancer treatments<p>Irvine, Calif. -- Human neural stem cell treatments are showing promise for …

What Happens When Stem Cell Science and Performance Art Collide?

In 2007, the Australian performance artist Stelarc started growing an extra ear on his left arm through a series of operations that are still …

Chinese experts grow live mice from skin cells | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese researchers have managed to create powerful stem cells from mouse skin and used these to generate fertile live mouse pups.<p>Abdel Halim Tolba, a snake hunter, holds a mouse which is used to feed snakes at the Tolba snake farm in Cairo, Egypt, December 17th, 2005. …

The First Steps Toward An Artificial Cell

Scientists create a synthetic, membrane-bound vesicle that mimics some of the functions of a living cell.<p><b>Life depends on imbalance</b>—biological systems capitalize on the give and take between stability and instability to move, breathe, and eat. The cell and its components are never static.<p>This fact …

Biology

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