Stem Cells

  • What are Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells?

    Induced pluripotent stem cells are stem cells with all of the potential but none of the drawbacks of embryonic stem cells. Learn how they are produced and what their drawbacks are.
    By Robyn Broyles March 18, 2009 

  • Barriers to Embryonic Stem Cell Treatments

    Embryonic stem cell treatments are entering human clinical trials. In general, there are some barriers to the use of embryonic stem cell treatments. Learn the problems faced by researchers hoping to find embryonic stem cell therapies.
    By Robyn Broyles March 18, 2009 

  • Stem Cell Research And Future Challenges

    The history of stem cell research is quite exciting, which has also been tainted with controversies and debate. The following article discusses on the history of stem cells research, stem cell functions, and ethical and moral issues associated with stem...
    By Rishi Prakash March 17, 2009 

  • Stem Cells Used for Research: Types and Implications

    What are the different types of stem cells? Classified either by potency or by origin, learn more about these cells and how they work.
    By Robyn Broyles February 26, 2009 

  • Get the Facts about Stem Cells

    Get the facts about stem cells: what they are, where they come from, and why some stem cells are controversial. Find out what different types of stem cells exist.
    By Robyn Broyles February 26, 2009 

  • Stem Cells for the Treatment of Mitochondrial Disease

    Stem cells might one day be used to treat a wide variety of illnesses, one of which is mitochondrial disease.
    By Emma Lloyd January 26, 2009 

  • Stem Cell Technology and the Stem Cell Scaffold

    Stem cell research is a controversial topic in the medical arena. Explore the world of health care technology and learn more about the “Stem Cell Scaffold.”
    By MandaSpring December 10, 2008 

  • Stem Cells: Part 4 - Cloning

    Wrapping up the Stem Cell series is an in-depth look at how cloning is achieved through stem cells and what it means for the future of humanity.
    By Daniel Barros October 30, 2008 

  • Stem Cells: Part 2 - Cancer Treatments

    In the second of this four-part series, we examine stem cells in regards to cancer treatments.
    By Daniel Barros October 30, 2008 

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