Category Archives: Stem Cells
The new research shows that tumors can in fact have their origins in several types of differentiated cells in the central nervous system, including neural stem cells, astrocytes (a sub-type of glial cell) and even neurons, when cancer-causing genes are introduced. Neurons do not divide, but when the genes were introduced they were found to transform into stem cells that could reproduce rapidly.
Woman Grows New Ear on Her Arm, Then Has It Attached to Her Head
(Warning: this article might be a little “eewww” for some people)
Remember the mouse with ear grown on its back? Now, researchers used a woman’s own rib cartilage to grow a w
Injections of stem cells taken from patients blood may finally banish wrinkles if clinical trials of a new treatment are successful.