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April 6, 2015

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated the differentiation of specialized heart cells which help to keep the heart beating in a normal fashion

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April 27, 2015
Researchers link physiological stress to HSC activation, increased DNA damage, and cell and tissue dysfunction.
April 27, 2015
Researchers take the first steps towards creating a clinically-relevant source of platelets from human induced pluripotent stem cells.

Editors' Blog

by Lyle Armstrong

February 11,2015

It has been quite a momentous time in Britain and particularly in Newcastle, a city with a growing track record in stem cell research. It is not every day that something so controversial and yet potentially beneficial as the pronuclear transfer technique makes it into the headlines.

January 2,2015

Before the renaissance it was thought that the world was flat, and woe betide anyone who said differently! Things are not quite so bad these days, but not so long ago the stem cell world had a tendency to be flat too.  The vast majority of stem cell cultures were 2-dimensional.

May 5,2014

You can always be sure of a heated debate about almost anything to do with stem cells but few topics seem to inflame opinions more than the possibility of human cloning.  Until a few days a