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August 6, 2015

Researchers describe how a bacterial infection-based protein delivery strategy can mediate effective and safe gene editing in human pluripotent stem cells.

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August 30, 2015
Researchers discover how the heart continues to function properly with aging, and in doing so, have uncovered a conserved mechanism whose induction can extend lifespan in flies.
August 30, 2015
New research finds that a post-translationally processed isoform of IGF-II may be able to promote muscle regeneration in the elderly by modulating the muscle stem cell microenvironment

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