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Stories by JR Minkel

Can Adult Stem Cells Do It All?

Scientists may have turned mouse skin cells into embryolike stem cells, but prior claims for the power of adult cells have yet to stand the test of time

June 12, 2007 — JR Minkel

Stem Cells from Skin Cells

Success may help erase practical hurdles—if not ethical ones—to cloning human embryonic stem cells to study and treat degenerative disorders

June 6, 2007 — JR Minkel

Gas Scanned on Silicon Chip

Chip-based spectroscopy may lead to portable chemical sensors, atomic clocks and quantum-powered information networks

June 4, 2007 — JR Minkel

DNA Computer Works in Human Cells

Simple biological computer may someday perform complex diagnoses of cancer and other diseases from inside individual cells

May 21, 2007 — JR Minkel
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