stem cell research - updates

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Philippine bishops: Ice bucket challenge OK if...

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:07 PM

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines sets a condition for the challenge: Donations shouldn t go to a crime against embryos and fetuses

GLOBAL TREND. A handout photograph released by NBA Yao School shows former NBA star Yao Ming being doused with ice water in an 'ice bucket challenge' during a graduation ceremony for students of his NBA Yao school in Beijing, China on August 23, 2014. Photo by NBA Yao School/EPA

Disgraced Japan stem cell scientist commits suicide

Aug 05, 2014 - 8:39 PM

Sasai is the mentor of the 30 year old Haruko Obokata whose research reportedly used fabricated data

SASAI. Yoshiki Sasai, deputy director of CDB (Riken Institute's Center for Developmental Biology) and one of the authors of the two nature STAP cell papers, speaks during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, 16 April 2014. Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Why spend money on science? Answering the Binay question

Jul 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM

To turn our back on science and technology will inevitably condemn our country to perpetual economic backwardness

Michael Purugganan, Dean for Science, New York University

US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin

Apr 19, 2014 - 3:37 PM

The new approach does not use fertilized embryos to obtain stem cells a technique that raises major ethical issues

STEM CELLS UP CLOSE. This handout picture, released from Japan's Kyoto University Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) on January 23, 2013 shows part of the renal tubule cells (red part) which were differentiated from human stem cells at the CiRA in Kyoto. Kyoto University/AFP

Vatican-backed stem cell research wins $1.2-M US grant

Sep 14, 2013 - 12:08 AM

NeoStem a New Jersey based company is looking into very small embryonic like VSEL cells found in adult bone marrow It has already received 4 5 million in government research grants