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Implantable 3D blastocyst-like embryonic structure generated from mouse stem cells

Implantable 3D blastocyst-like embryonic structure generated from mouse stem cells

An international collaboration of researchers from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan and Gladstone Institutes in the USA have generated 3D blastocyst-like structures… Read more »

National Stem Cell Foundation Launches First 3-D Human Model of Parkinson’s and Progressive MS to the International Space Station

National Stem Cell Foundation Launches First 3-D Human Model of Parkinson’s and Progressive MS to the International Space Station

The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) announced today that research teams from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute, Summit for Stem Cell and Aspen… Read more »

Growing embryonic tissues on a chip

Growing embryonic tissues on a chip

It’s no surprise that using human embryos for biological and medical research comes with many ethical concerns. Correct though it is to proceed with caution in these… Read more »

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Investigator on Tissue Engineering: The Big Picture on Growing Small Intestines

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Investigator on Tissue Engineering: The Big Picture on Growing Small Intestines

Babies born prematurely often face intense medical challenges, including intestines that are underdeveloped or diseased. While an intestine transplant can benefit some patients, many babies are simply… Read more »

Stem cell identity unmasked by single cell sequencing technology

Stem cell identity unmasked by single cell sequencing technology

Scientists from The University of Queensland’s Diamantina Institute have revealed the difference between a stem cell and other blood vessel cells using gene-sequencing technology. Leading skin cancer… Read more »

Pluripotency or differentiation – That is the question

Pluripotency or differentiation – That is the question

Induced pluripotent stem cells can turn into any type of cell in the body or remain in their original form. In the current edition of Molecular Cell, scientists… Read more »

Rutgers researchers discover crucial link between brain and gut stem cells

Study paves the way for healthy aging and treatment of colorectal cancers. The organs in our bodies house stem cells that are necessary to regenerate cells when… Read more »