Stem Cells

17 August 2017

A way to fix problems caused by additional copies of chromosomes has been discovered by UK scientists...

01 June 2017

The reason why Zika virus attacks the developing brain to cause microcephaly has been solved by scientists in Cambridge...

18 May 2017

A way to create replacement stem cells that can produce blood and immune cells has been demonstrated for the first time...

03 February 2017

Stem cells made from adult skin and programmed to hunt down tumours have been developed by scientists in the US.

26 January 2017

A replacement pancreas for a mouse has been successfully grown in an animal of a different species, Japanese scientists...

03 December 2016

Cambridge scientists have developed a technique to turn skin into blood vessel muscle cells to uncover new treatments...

21 October 2016

Patients with knee injuries have been treated using cartilage grown from their own noses, Swiss doctors announced this...

21 October 2016

Eggs capable of being fertilised and giving rise to healthy baby mice have been produced in the culture dish using stem...

01 July 2016

A system for growing heart cells on a 3D electrically-conductive meshwork to study their behaviour has been developed...

24 June 2016

A new way to find the optimal cocktail of drugs for patients with cystic fibrosis has been announced by Dutch...

17 March 2016

A new scaffold material for brain cell transplants to improve treatments for neurodegenerative diseases has been...

09 October 2015

A miniature kidney has been produced in the culture dish for the first time by researchers in Australia.

07 August 2015

A chemical signal that triggers regeneration of tissues has been revealed...

05 June 2015

How the unfertilised egg wipes the DNA slate clean and reboots the genome to kick-start cell division following...

27 May 2015

Researchers have uncovered an efficient way to create new hair cells used for hearing...

23 April 2015

Drugs, previously used to treat skin conditions, could hold the key to treating multiple sclerosis.

10 April 2015

Plucking a patch of hair provokes nearby unplucked, resting hairs to regenerate, new research has shown...

28 November 2014

Pain-sensing nerves have been made in a petri dish for the first time.

18 September 2014

A promising new therapy for multiple sclerosis, a disease of the nervous system that robs sufferers of their faculties...

11 September 2014

Brain cells produced by reprogramming skin cells of patients with schizophrenia show chemical imbalances that may...

25 August 2014

The day when we can grow fully-functioning organs in a dish have come a step closer, with a lab-grown thymus.

25 August 2014

Researchers have analysed the patterns of gene activity in regrowing lizard tails, paving the way for better...

05 June 2014

Foetal cells transplanted into the brain to treat Parkinson’s disease survive and function for decades new research has...

07 May 2014

Researchers have created cloned human embryonic stem cells from adult cells for the first time, according to a report...