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Biotech clusters to be scaled up

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:17

The government Thursday announced the scaling up of biotech clusters in the country.

Scientists regrow human corneas using rare stem cells

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:53

Scientists have discovered a way to regrow human corneal tissue using hard-to-find limbal stem cells known as ABCB5 molecule.

Bulletproof vests from stem cells?

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 13:42

In a first, scientists have discovered a new property in the nuclei of embryonic stem cells that could pave way for wider application of the body`s master cells, including bulletproof vests.

US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 02:39

For the first time, US researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path towards helping doctors treat a host of diseases.

Why life expectancy of plants is higher than animals

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 18:47

Plant researchers at VIB and Ghent University have found that plants generally live longer than animals because they utilize their stem cells, which are crucial for the uninterrupted generation of new cells, better than animals.

Scientists grow new stem cells in a living mouse

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 14:57

Scientists have succeeded in generating new stem cells in living mice and say their success opens up possibilities for the regeneration of damaged tissue in people with conditions ranging from heart failure to spinal cord injury.

Embryonic-like stem cells can`t be found: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 14:43

A US company that promoted its stem cell discovery in partnership with the Vatican has come under fresh scrutiny by independent scientists who said today the cells do not exist.

Doctors extract stem cells to grow bones

Last Updated: Saturday, June 30, 2012, 20:35

Three doctors have claimed to have evolved a teeth implantation procedure which could prove a boon mainly for senior citizens.

Yes to adult stem cells, no embryonic: Pope

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 19:52

Pope Benedict XVI said it`s morally wrong to destroy an embryo no matter how beneficial the resulting treatment is.

New treatment for baldness!

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 12:48

Molecular signals from stem cells within the skin’s fatty layer have the capability to trigger hair growth.

Artificial sperm `created`

Last Updated: Friday, August 05, 2011, 00:00

Scientists claim to have for the first time created viable artificial sperm using stem cells, a major breakthrough which they say could lead to new treatments for infertile men.

Stem cells donor gives Army officer new hope of life

Last Updated: Monday, March 28, 2011, 00:32

An Army officer who has been diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancer may get a fresh lease of life with a donor from a western country agreeing to donate stem cells.