Stories tagged: Cell biology
Mon., Nov. 5, 2012, 12:49 p.m.
Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 12:15 p.m.
2 US scientists win Nobel chemistry prize
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of how the cells in our bodies pick up signals as diverse as hormones, smells, …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2012, 11:14 a.m.
Texas inmate prepares for 3rd trip death house
LIVINGSTON, Texas (AP) — What Cleve Foster remembers most about his recent brushes with death is the steel door, the last one condemned Texas inmates typically walk through before their …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
Human stem cells restore hearing in gerbil study
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, scientists have improved hearing in deaf animals by using human embryonic stem cells, an encouraging step for someday treating people with certain …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, 3:45 p.m.
Court: Gov’t can fund embryonic stem cell research
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to order the Obama administration to stop funding embryonic stem cell research, despite complaints the work relies on destroyed human …