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Clinical Trial of ALS Stem Cell Therapy Begins Treatments | Science and Enterprise

Eva Feldman (University of Michigan)<p>The first two of up to 15 patients received their first injections of stem cells to treat amyotrophic lateral …

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Organ That Can Pump Out Cancer-Fighting T-Cells

Meet the bionic thymus.<p>Scientists have developed an artificial thymus, an organ crucial to the human immune system, that could produce special …

Spray-On Skin: 'Miracle' Stem Cell Treatment Heals Burns Without Scarring

Tech & Science Stem Cells<p>Pennsylvania state trooper Matt Uram was talking with his wife at a July Fourth party in 2009 when a misjudged spray of …

Potential anti-aging component of cord blood refreshes minds of old mice | Ars Technica

The findings are just in mice, and debate swirls around the anti-aging pursuits.<p>A protein found in the plasma of human umbilical cord blood perked up …

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