Japanese Institute Opens Investigation Into Its Stem-Cell Breakthrough

by jeeg 18. February 2014 22:41
A Japanese government-funded science institute said it has opened an investigation in response to questions raised about images in a groundbreaking study on stem cells. The Riken research institute said Monday that it began the investigation Thursday, after allegations of irregularities in images... [More]

Setback for New Stem Cell Treatment

by jeeg 14. May 2011 00:23
In an unexpected setback to efforts to harness a promising new type of stem cell to treat diseases, researchers reported on Friday that tissues made from those stem cells might be rejected by a patient’s immune system — even though the tissues would be derived from that very same p... [More]
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