Progenitor cells

Lab-grown human limbs may be closer to reality

 Scientists in US are attempting to grow the world's first primate 'bio-limb' for a macaque, with the aim that the procedure may ultimately be used for human amputees.

Aug 16, 2015, 18:46 PM IST

Long-living breast stem cells may cause cancer

Breast stem cells and their "daughters" can live for a long time and harbour genetic defects or damage that could lead to breast cancer later, reveals a new research.

Jan 27, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Miniature pancreas grown using new 3D method

Researchers have successfully developed an innovative 3D method to grow miniature pancreas from progenitor cells.

Oct 16, 2013, 16:58 PM IST