Scientists Grow Eye from Stem Cells in Landmark Study

Scientists have used stem cells to grow a rudimentary eye in the laboratory in a landmark study that raises the prospect of creating tissues...

Stem Cells Shown to Help Improve, Speed Repair of Bone Fractures

A new study has shown that adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.University...

Scientists Discover Gene Responsible for Spread of Cancer

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have isolated a gene that encourages cancer to move around the body, according to the BBC News....

Scientists Grow Human Veins in Lab

US scientists have successfully grown human veins in a lab, which may revolutionize heart bypass surgery...

Newborn Mice Can Regrow Heart Muscle. Can Humans?

According to a new study, researchers have discovered that 1-day-old mice can regenerate working heart tissue,...

New Gene Therapy Blocks HIV Infection

Sometimes, the smallest alterations lead to the largest breakthroughs. In what appears to be a promising step forward in the war against AIDS, researchers...

Scientists Successfully Grow Regenerating Human Taste Cells in a Dish

Researchers from the Monell Center have finally succeeded in growing human taste cells in a dish.  After years of futile attempts, researchers say this...

Scientists Grow Mouse Sperm in Lab – What Does This Mean for Human Fertility?

Scientists have grown sperm cells in a dish from the testicular tissue of mice, the Los...

The Benefits of Banking Your Newborn’s Cord Blood

Cord blood saved Harlow Page, the 3 month old with a grapefruit-sized tumor in her abdomen.  It reversed cerebral palsy damage in 9 month...

July is Cord Blood Awareness Month

In honor of Cord Blood Awareness Month, I’d like to help clear up some of the...