9 months ago
by spacepopper+3 +1
Dr. Jeremy Mao and his team from Columbia University were able to regrow teeth using stem cells as a ‘scaffold’ for the new tooth to grow over. Dr. Mao goes on to explain, “The missing tooth is replaced with stem cells from your body, and the tooth starts merging to the surrounding tissue on its own. This boosts the regeneration process and results in regrowth of the tooth in record time.” Essentially, this could mean the end of expensive dental surgeries used to replace damaged or missing teeth in the near future.
6 months ago
by drunkenninja+11 +1
During the early 2000s the stem cell industry took some heavy hits when using using embryonic stem cells was challenged, leaving all but a few lines of those cells excluded from federal research grants.
6 months ago
by belangermira+15 +1
Scientists say they’ve used human test-tube baby techniques to try to save the nearly extinct northern white rhino. In an improbable experiment, they are trying to resurrect an entire subspecies using dead males, two infertile remaining females, and some closely related southern white rhinos. And they say they also plan to use stem-cell technology to try to create a population of pure northern white rhinos in the lab.
5 months ago
by foreversmile0 +1
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2 months ago
by dynamite+22 +1
A man who received a stem-cell transplant for multiple sclerosis can walk and dance again after suffering from the disease for a decade
A man from Gloucester, England, can walk and dance for the first time in 10 years after receiving a revolutionary stem cell transplant for his multiple sclerosis, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Roy Palmer, a 49-year-old man who used a wheelchair, opted to undergo the treatment known as hematopoietic stem cell transplantation after watching a BBC program that showed the results of the treatment.