LA Times: Scientists explore new source of stem cells
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The stem cells offer another potential alternative to embryonic stem cells for researchers who aim to treat diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson's by replacing damaged or malfunctioning cells with custom-grown replacements.
Embryonic stem cells created without destroying embryos Los Angeles Times: Stem cells created without destroying embryos, by Karen Kaplan: Scientists reported Thursday that for the first time they have made human embryonic stem cells without destroying embryos, a development that the government's top stem cell official said...
Stem Cells Derived From Skin Show Promise in Treating Parkinson's Boston Globe: 'Blank' stem cells showing promise, by Colin Nickerson: Cambridge scientists have used stem cells that were "reprogrammed" from ordinary skin cells to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease in rodents, illustrating the vast medical potential of this new type...
Stem cells and wisdom teeth A breitbart post on 22 Aug 08 began:Japanese scientists said Friday [Aug 22] they had derived stem cells from wisdom teeth, opening another way to study deadly diseases without the ethical controversy of using embryos...
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