Stem cell therapy enables spinal regrowth

Stem cells form the basis of regenerative medicine. Regeneration is when body tissue grows back after damage. Skin,...

New way to harvest stem cells better for donors

Australian scientists have developed a new method for harvesting stem cells, which is less invasive and reduces side...

GMO Mosquito Gets Finding of 'No Significant Impact' from FDA

The world’s first self-limiting tropical mosquito, seen as a possible control to the spread of viral diseases such...

Cells from fat mend bone, cartilage, muscle and even the heart

Most people would be happy to get rid of excess body fat. Even better: Trade the spare tire for something useful – ...

Vision restored in rabbits following stem cell transplantation

Scientists have demonstrated a method for generating several key types of eye tissue from human stem cells in a way...

Cancer cells' evasive action revealed

Researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have uncovered a trick used by...

Scientists eliminate core symptom of schizophrenia in mice

Researchers have successfully disrupted a genetic chain of events in a mouse model of schizophrenia and reversed...

Could 'mini-brains' replace animal models in the lab?

Animal trials are almost as old as medical science itself, but their history and usefulness does not prevent them...

Sneezes, Frame by Frame

Here’s some incentive to cover your mouth the next time you sneeze: New high-speed videos captured by MIT...

Researchers use genetically modified circulating tumor cells to kill other tumors

An international team of medical researchers has found a way to use a kind of cancer cell as a cargo vessel of sorts...

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