Scientists Pushing Ethical Lines with Human Embryos
March 20, 2021
Scientists are bad at policing themselves. What they can do and what they should do are two different things.
How Tissues Could Last Forever
February 24, 2020
A tale from the crypt with a happy ending: eternal life.
Resiliency of Body Amazes Health Workers
August 1, 2019
Nothing seems more hopeless than paralysis. But there are indications of hope, thanks to the body's resiliency.
Stem Cells Back in the News with New Hopes and Discoveries
November 13, 2018
Stem cells were all the rage ten years ago, but news stories these days are less common. What's new?
What’s Up with Stem Cells?
May 27, 2017
Stem cells were a huge issue a few years ago, but discoveries are still being made. Here's a wrap on stories in the news.
Stem Cell Headlines
March 15, 2017
Here's a list of news reports about stem cells for those interested in either health or bioethics.
Stem Cell Digest
February 10, 2017
Scan these headlines for news about stem cells: the unethical kind (embryonic, ESC) and the ethical kind (adult, induced pluripotent, iPSC).
Adult Stem Cells Eliminate Need for Embryo Killing
January 16, 2017
As another fight looms over presidential policy on embryonic stem cells, here's what the latest news shows about the efficacy of adult stem cells.
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Promote Healing
October 15, 2016
Here's the latest on adult stem cells and how they are transforming regenerative medicine without harming embryos.
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Show Promise
July 26, 2016
Ethical stem cells from adult tissues make more news than embryonic stem cells.
No Need to Tinker With Human Embryos
June 12, 2016
Programmed adult stem cells can do everything, but some researchers are determined to keep tinkering with human beings.
Blindness Reversed with Adult Stem Cells
March 21, 2016
Success with rabbits and with children offers promising cures for blindness in humans, using ethical stem cells.
Smart Money Is on Adult Stem Cells, but Some Scientists Still Lust after Embryos
January 19, 2016
When adult stem cells do the job, why are some scientists tinkering with human embryos?
Were Our Bodies Created for Self-Repair?
October 30, 2015
Studies of amphibians are suggesting that higher animals also had regenerative abilities that have been lost over time.
Scientific Ethics: A Reader Digest
October 25, 2015
For your weekend reading, here's a summary of news articles on various topics related to scientific integrity and ethics.