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Stem Cell Research Funding in the US

As the 2012 election season heats up in the US, three researchers have reported on American attitudes toward the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. Their concluded that if American politicians listen to the majority opinion, then federal funding … Continue reading

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European Restriction on Stem Cell Application

A European decision on the patenting of stem cell research methods has been described by some scientists as a ‘devastating blow’. The rule concerns stem cell research involving human embryos only, so if a scientist comes up with a new … Continue reading

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Obama backs Stem Cell Application

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the government in a lawsuit that challenged the Obama administration on its support of stem cell application and research. Stephanie Cutter, who is Assistant to the President and Deputy Senior Advisor, made … Continue reading

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New Stem Cell Research Approved

California Stem Cell has announced that a manuscript created in collaboration with the University of California at Irvine and Pfizer Corporation has been accepted by PLos ONE for publication. It is called “Derivation of High Purity Neuronal Progenitors from Human … Continue reading

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What is the difference between adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells?

Embryonic stem cells are the cells found in a developing human embryo. These cells can differentiate into any cell type that makes up all of the organs and tissues in the body. Adult stem cells exist in limited amounts in … Continue reading

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