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Scientist working to grow meat in lab


February 1st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A scientist at the Medical University of South Carolina has been working for the past 10 years to grow meat.Vladimir Mironov, one of only a few scientists worldwide ... Read more...

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Indian-led team transforms human skin into blood cells


November 8th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 8 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in medical sciences, an Indo-Canadian researcher and his team have successfully transformed human skin into various blood cells.The breakthrough is likely to ... Read more...

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Double whammy of embryonic and adult pig transplants can cure diabetes


June 30th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): In what could be called a one-two punch, scientists have found that using transplants from both embryonic and adult pigs could treat diabetes in rats without the use ... Read more...

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Extracted wisdom teeth could be new stem cell reservoirs


June 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): The wisdom teeth that you get removed might just prove to be a treasure trove for stem cell researchers-as extracted teeth could provide a non-controversial source of stem ... Read more...

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Scientists identify gene that improves quality of reprogrammed stem cells


February 8th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 08 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that a genetic molecule, Tbx3, which is important to the early developmental processes in mammals, can improve the quality of stem ... Read more...

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Boffins map epigenome of human stem cells during development


February 4th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and The Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have shown, through a map, how the human genome is modified during embryonic development.The study ... Read more...

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‘Holy Grail’ of regenerative medicine found?


November 4th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study of zebrafish has put scientists in the U.S. a step closer to unravelling the mechanism behind body part regeneration, a power possessed by some animals ... Read more...

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Artificial sperm and eggs ‘just 5 years away’


October 29th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): In a revolutionary discovery, researchers have successfully transformed human embryonic stem cells into germ cells, the embryonic cells that ultimately give rise to sperm and eggs.The breakthrough ... Read more...

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New technique may help turn adult cells into stem cells faster


October 19th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new method that would hasten the process of creating cells from human adult tissue, without the use of embryonic ... Read more...

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How stem cells could be used to repair damaged heart


April 27th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): In a new study on stem cells, scientists at Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease have discovered a combination of genes, which can play a vital role in repairing ... Read more...

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Shutting down of DNA stretches, not single genes, causes cells to mature


January 19th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Johns Hopkins researchers have found that the silencing of large DNA stretches and not single genes is what causes the gradual maturing of embryonic cells into cells ... Read more...

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Harm-reduction cigarettes; remedy worse than disease


December 9th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) So called "harm-reduction cigarettes", promoted by tobacco companies, are actually a remedy worse than disease.A University of California Riverside (UCR) study now shows that smoke from these "light" ... Read more...

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Harm-reduction cigarettes more harmful than traditional cigarettes


December 9th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): They might be considered safe, but harm-reduction cigarettes can be even more toxic than traditional cigarettes, according to a new study. Researchers from University of California - Riverside ... Read more...

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Protein thought to curb DNA repair actually promotes it, prevents cancer


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre have found that a protein previously suspected in inhibiting DNA repair actually promotes it and prevents ... Read more...

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Trigger gene that allows muscle development identified


February 1st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): US researchers have identified a gene that is the key switch that allows embryonic cells to form into muscles in zebrafish.According to Monte Westerfield, a professor of biology ... Read more...

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Scientists create cloned embryos from adult monkeys


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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