Category: Stem Cells


Researchers describe artifacts that could have misled authors and prompted sensational reprogramming claims

Source: Sleuthing sheds light on STAP cell fiasco | Science/AAAS | News

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Source: A mechanism for the segregation of age in mammalian neural stem cells

Federal officials in the U.S. need to do more to prevent for-profit stem cell clinics from exploiting and potentially injuring patients, according to an article published in a leading medical journal.

Source: Unproven stem cell procedures need more oversight, experts say – Health – CBC News

Patricia Sancho et al. MYC/PGC-1α Balance Determines the Metabolic Phenotype and Plasticity of Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells. Cell Metabolism, September 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2015.08.015

Source: Pancreatic cancer stem cells could be ‘suffocated’ by an anti-diabetic drug — ScienceDaily

Global Stem Cell Research Market 2015 to 2017 by Market Research Store | Medgadget.

Do your homework, know where to invest!

Scientists find way to boost bone-forming cells, raising osteoporosis prospects – Medical News Today.

And not just osteoporosis!

The simple math that explains why you may (or may not) get cancer | Science/AAAS | News.

You do the math.

Discredited STAP cells were likely embryonic stem cells | Science/AAAS | News.

Oops! That’ll cost you your job.

RIKEN team gives up on STAP cells | Science/AAAS | News.

Finally!

California stem cell agency to launch new speedy funding mechanism | Science/AAAS | News.

3Billion, one state! What do you think Mr. Harper, or is that the problem?