Undifferentiated Ethics: Why Stem Cells from Adult Skin Are as Morally Fraught as Embryonic Stem Cells
Hailed as a potential alternative to embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) raise their own ethical dilemmas
Stem cells in hair follicles prove the viability of adult stem cells to not only clone, but also possibly create embryonic stem cells.
Scientists isolate and culture stem cells from placenta with characteristics of both embryonic and adult stem cells
Stem cells from unfertilized eggs may be too tightly regulated
Reverse-engineered human stem cells may leapfrog the embryonic kind
Embryonic stem cells derived from adult primate cells suggest humans may get their turn yet
Cloned tissues from stem cells might beat immune rejection
A novel way to harvest stem cells intrigues and inflames
Medical applications of induced pluripotent stem cells called into question.
Vitamin C increases the production of induced stem cells
Key difference between reprogrammed adult mouse cells and embryonic stem cells discovered.
New research finds that stem cells repair and reinforce brain cells in mice
A new use for stem cells: Drug screening
Work with human embryonic stem cells is 'contrary to ethics'.
Patient-derived stem cells reprogrammed to become healthier.
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
New study shows that adult skin cells made to differentiate like embryonic stem cells may reverse neurological damage
A new study offers proof that stem cells can reconnect the inner ear to the brain
Cell identity switched in mice without the use of stem cells.
Direct conversion of cell types could offer safer, simpler treatments than stem cells.