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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...

Stem Cells Fix One Man’s Broken Heart

For the first time in the United States, a man can credit his own stem cells...

Reprogrammed Stem Cells Still Need Work Before Wider Use

Scientists have high hopes for cells that are programmed to unwind into an embryonic state -...

Tissue Engineering Could Alter Procedure for Repairing Tubes in Body

Scientists say that they have been able to use bladder cells grown in a laboratory to repair injured urinary systems in boys - an...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Results from a clinical trial have shown that cutting-edge gene therapy on Parkinson's disease patients significantly...