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A cure for blindness? Stem cells may hold the key

A 60-year-old is the first person in a test to see whether the foundational cells can help reverse a vision problem called macular degeneration. Early results should arrive in December.

By 30 September 2015


Stem cell-grown hair could help those with hair loss

For the first time, researchers have been able to use pluripotent stem cells to generate cells that can grow new hair.

By 29 January 2015


Failed stem cell treatment causes nasal growth on woman's spine

A woman who received stem cell treatment for paralysis needed a growth of nasal tissue removed from her spine eight years later.

By 16 July 2014


Scientists grow embryonic stem cells without destroying embryo

Scientists have developed a method that allows them to propagate human embryonic stem cells without harming the embryo.

By 29 January 2014


Scientists build human stem cells into a beating heart

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh have used human stem cells to build a heart that beats.

By 14 August 2013


Peeth: Growing teeth from urine-harvested stem cells

Chinese scientists develop a method for growing new teeth from stem cells generated from urine.

By 31 July 2013


The Week in Pictures: Google's utopia to a stem cell burger

Google CEO Larry Page imagines a tech-driven utopia, robotic bees take flight, and a $325,000 stem cell hamburger is ready to be eaten.

By 18 May 2013


Week in pictures: Google's utopian future to stem cell burgers (slideshow)

From discussing the utopian future with Google's Larry Page to stem cell burgers, these are some of the best tech pictures of the week.

7 Images By 18 May 2013


Scientists convert human skin cells to embryonic stem cells

For the first time, scientists have successfully managed to "reprogram" adult human cells into embryonic stem cells.

By 16 May 2013


$325,000 stem cell hamburger to be eaten soon

A proof-of-concept lab-grown hamburger is slated to be eaten soon, after many delays and $325,000 in research and development.

By 15 May 2013