By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 18:50
Danish researchers believe they have found a potential new diabetes therapy through growing miniature pancreatic organs.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 16:56
A procedure that uses powder made from pigs' bladders to regrow tissue and bone helped one man regrow his finger after his horse bit it off.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 07/15/2013 - 21:46
Advances in stem cell research have shown that many different parts of the body can be grown, providing hope that some of the most deadly diseases will one day be treatable.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:19
The Japanese government has given the green light to pursue human trials using stem cells created from a person's skin to cure macular degeneration, a form of blindness.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:15
NYU scientists find a new group of stem cells in fingernails that can promote the growth of bone and finger tips.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:19
Using stem cells as factories to produce growth factors, researchers found lab animals with Lou Gehrig's disease had better survival.
By Anthony Rivas | Fri, 05/24/2013 - 00:16
Four months after receiving stem-cell therapy, a boy who had been in a vegetative state from severe brain damage was almost able to function normally.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 13:00
The announcement of the extraordinary cloning of human embryos has sparked a hot debate concerning legal regulations and moral implications of the process.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 13:01
A major advance by Oregon researchers turns human skin cells into embryonic stem cells.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:24
Researchers are taking steps to create bioengineered teeth.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 04/15/2013 - 12:06
By reprogramming skin cells into myelin producing cells and proving they work, researchers are forging ahead in hopes of repairing damage seen in some neurological diseases.
By Makini Brice | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:17
Corpses have long been used for organ transplants, but new research suggests that they may be able to serve as a vessel for stem cell donations as well.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 12/10/2012 - 13:44
Researchers have found a way to turn urine into brain cells. The technique uses the cells discarded in human waste to form neuron cells.