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Dumped human embryos came from medical academy in Russia


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels with over 250 human embryos found dumped in a forest in Russia's western Urals region belonged to the Urals State Medical Academy, police ... Read more...

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Barrels of human embryos found in Russian forest


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four barrels containing human embryos have been discovered in a remote forest in western Russia's Urals region, police said Monday.Residents of Sverdlovsk region came across ... Read more...

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Russian, South Korean scientists vow to revive mammoth


March 14th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woolly mammoth frozen in the Siberian permafrost for 10,000 years could be on his way back after Russian academics signed a deal with a ... Read more...

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London hospital to do Europe’s first embryonic stem cell trial


September 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Doctors here will carry out Europe's first clinical trial using human embryonic stem cells, BBC reported.Surgeons at Moorfields Eye hospital in London have been given the ... Read more...

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Iron deficiency during early pregnancy harms child’s brain


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new study has found that a mother's iron deficiency early in pregnancy may have a profound and long-lasting effect on the brain development of the child, even ... Read more...

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Paralysed patient becomes world’s first to get stem cell therapy


October 12th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have used human embryonic stem cells to treat a paralysed patient in a study described as the "dawn" of a new age of ... Read more...

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Vatican official slams committee for awarding Nobel Prize to IVF pioneer Carrasco


October 5th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Vatican, Oct 5 (ANI): A Vatican official has slammed the decision to award the British in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) pioneer Robert Edwards with the Nobel Prize for medicine, saying it is "completely out ... Read more...

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Filming embryos could double chances of IVF success


October 5th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): A new screening technique can double the chances of IVF success by filming the first 48 hours of an embryo's development and pinpoints, which embryos will continue to ... Read more...

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US lawmaker demands reversal of embryonic stem cell research ban


August 28th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): A member of the US Congress Steve Israel has challenged his colleagues to pass legislation to reverse a recent federal court decision that brought embryonic stem cell ... Read more...

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US court stops Obama government’s funding of embryonic stem cell research


August 24th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A US district court has issued a temporary injunction against expanded federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, which was part of a new policy outlined ... Read more...

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US court stops federal funding of embryonic stem cell study


August 24th, 2010 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (DPA) A US federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction stopping expanded federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, which was part of a new policy outlined ... Read more...

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US greenlight to world’s first stem cell treatment on humans


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The world's first experiments using embryonic stem cells to treat humans have been given the go-ahead in the US. California-based biotech firm Geron will begin clinical trials ... Read more...

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Sea squirt study offers insight into early development of human embryos


July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): In a study on model organism Ciona intestinalis, commonly known as the sea squirt, researchers have uncovered the origin of the heart-jaw connection in vertebrates - a discovery ... Read more...

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Folate could prevent alcohol-induced congenital heart defects in mice


May 25th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): High levels of the B-vitamin folate (folic acid) could prevent heart birth defects induced by alcohol exposure in early pregnancy, a condition known as foetal alcohol syndrome, according ... Read more...

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Seoul National University Mishap


October 29th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hwang Woo-suk, 56, has been given a two year sentence by Judge Bae Ki-yeol of Seoul Central District Court, for the embezzlement of funds and illegal ... Read more...

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Fertility expert: I’ve cloned a human


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): A fertility doctor has claimed to have cloned 14 human embryos and transferred them to four women prepared to give birth to cloned babies.Panayiotis Zavos broke the sacred ... Read more...

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Scientists to create ‘’synthetic blood for infection-free emergency transfusions


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): British scientists are all set to become the first in the world to use embryonic stem cells for producing unlimited amounts of synthetic human blood, paving the ... Read more...

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Canadian researchers turn skin tissues into stem cells


March 2nd, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 2 (IANS) In a breakthrough in medical sciences, Canadian researchers have pioneered a new method to turn skin tissues into stem cells. Stem cells, which have an unlimited capacity to regenerate ... Read more...

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Indian-Australian reprogrammes skin cells to act as stem cells


February 5th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) A team led by an Indian-Australian scientist has reprogrammed skin cells to act as embryonic stem cells - a breakthrough that will allow unlimited access to study a ... Read more...

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Oz scientists produce stem cells from adult cells


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 2 (ANI): Making a stem cell breakthrough, Aussie scientists have produced the countrys first human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell line - basically a cell that acts like an ... Read more...

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Vatican’s no to Obama-supported embryonic stem cell research


November 12th, 2008 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Nov 11 (DPA) The Vatican's top health issues official reiterated Tuesday the Roman Catholic Church's opposition to embryonic stem cell research - a field of study supported by US president-elect ... Read more...

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Indian docs stem cell treatment for Oz man comes under fire in UK


May 28th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Indian doctor Geeta Shroffs recent embryonic stem-cell treatment that made a paralyzed Aussie man breath on his own after 14 years, has raised a stink among Brit ... Read more...

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Scientists create first genetically modified human embryo


May 11th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
London , May 11 (ANI): Researchers at Cornell University in New York have made a breakthrough in genetics by creating the first genetically modified (GM) human embryo.The GM embryo was produced ... Read more...

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Human-animal hybrid embryo breakthrough in Britain stirs debate


April 2nd, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, April 2 (DPA) Debate on the controversial issue of embryo research was reignited Wednesday following the announcement by scientists in Britain that they had made a breakthrough in creating human-animal hybrid ... Read more...

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Scientists clone human embryos from adult cells


January 18th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
London, January 18 (ANI): In what may be described as the first step towards using cloning techniques for biomedical research and therapy, a California-based company has successfully utilised adult human cells to ... Read more...

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Dolly the Sheep pioneer decides to dump embryonic cloning


November 17th, 2007 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): The British scientist who created Dolly the Sheep is dumping cloning using embryos in favour of a rival method, which makes stem cells without them.Professor Ian Wilmut, of ... Read more...

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