embryonic stem cells

Preventing Tumor Growth in Embryonic Stem Cells

Preventing Tumor Growth in Embryonic Stem Cells

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Israel have created a method that can eliminate the tumor risk of using stem cells as the cure for various diseases. According to the scientists, this development may revolutionize the field of stem cell ...

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The Secret of Embryonic Stem Cells

The Secret of Embryonic Stem Cells

Researchers from The Hebrew University in Israel, the U.S. NIH, the Affymetrix Corporation, and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, have collaborated in discovering the mechanism in which an embryonic stem (ES) cell is differentiated into a specific cell ...

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Cell Replacement Therapies are One Step Closer

Cell Replacement Therapies are One Step Closer

A new method for efficient embryonic stem cell differentiation may contribute to the development of techniques for using stem cells as ‘spare parts’ for body organs and tissues. In a study conducted at the Georgia Institute of Technology, researchers found ...

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How Embryonic Stem Cells Become Tissue Specific

How Embryonic Stem Cells Become Tissue Specific

It has been unclear for many years how embryonic stem cells develop to their final destination as a specific tissue of the grown organism. Recently, a collaborative research group from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the US National Institutes of ...

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Shedding Light on Blindness

Shedding Light on Blindness

Stem cells are at the forefront of medical research and incite some of the most controversial ethical and religious debates worldwide. While regarded by many top scientists as the Holy Grail of medicine, others consider embryonic stem-cell research sacrilegious. Recent ...

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