Important New Stem Cell Progress
- Human iPS Cells: Science and Ethics. Crook, Jeremy Micah // Open Stem Cell Journal;2010 Special Issue, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses articles on the science and ethic of human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, the human somatic cell reprogramming, and the biological equivalent of the iPS and embryonic stem (ES) cells.
- Stem cells grow into partial eyeball. // New Scientist;4/9/2011, Vol. 210 Issue 2807, p18
The article discusses a report in "Nature" in which researchers at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan, were able to coax embryonic stem cells to develop into retinal cells.
- Science and ethics must not be separated. Copland, Paul // Nature;9/11/2003, Vol. 425 Issue 6954, p121
Comments on the article previously published in the 'Nature' journal about ethics and science. Requirement to be consistent and empirically justified in interpreting the actions of scientists; Reactions of non-specialist observers to complex ethical problems raised by embryonic stem cell...
- Tiny cells, big money. Quinlivan, Beth // BRW;8/30/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p32
Suggests that the U.S. government's decision to fund embryonic stem cell research could open opportunities for Australian scientists. Estimated value of the research project; Plans of the U.S. to regulate the cell colonies in its country; Operations of the BresaGen Ltd. stem cell research center.
- Italian court sidesteps stem-cell challenge. // Nature;7/23/2009, Vol. 460 Issue 7254, p449
The article reports on the decision of an Italian court that scientists have no right to demand a halt to a call for research proposals that exclude the use of human embryonic stem cells even though their use is legal. Accordingly, the scientists have argued that it contravenes a constitutional...
- TechTown starts global hunt for stem cell firms. Henderson, Tom // Crain's Detroit Business;2/16/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p3
The article reports that TechTown is starting a global hunt for stem cell firms from around the world to establish a presence in the Stem Cell Commercialization Center. The center, which will be housed in TechTown's Tech One building on Burroughs Street just north of Wayne State University, is...
- California Embryonic Stem Cell Research Agency Will Issue Bonds. // National Right to Life News;Jun2007, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p7
The article reports on the plan of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to issue bonds to fund embryonic stem cell research in the state. The proceeds of the first sale of the bond will be used to repay the loans made by the institute during the lawsuits and to fund more research...
- Stem Cell Research Panel Must Overcome Challenges. Webb, Marion // San Diego Business Journal;1/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p5
This article discusses various issues related to stem cell research in San Diego, California. One thing San Diego's prominent leaders of research institutions and other members of the state's new oversight committee for embryonic stem cell research can count on is that 2005 will be different and...
- Local Scientists Team Up on Stem Cell Research. Webb, Marion // San Diego Business Journal;5/16/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p1
The article reports that scientific leaders at four major research institutions in La Jolla, California have planned extensively for the upcoming grant-making process behind the scenes. On May 6, 2005 San Francisco, California beat out San Diego, California to be the headquarters for the...