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Nature Knows Best

Recent news articles show how engineers and inventors are helping mankind by imitating what plants, cells and animals do every day. A new kind of vaccine based on spider silk (Science Daily). Because spider silk is tough and yet biodegradable, it can be used as a delivery capsule for vaccines that might otherwise be resisted […]

Stem Cell Headlines

Here's a list of news reports about stem cells for those interested in either health or bioethics.

Smart Money Is on Adult Stem Cells, but Some Scientists Still Lust after Embryos

When adult stem cells do the job, why are some scientists tinkering with human embryos?

Follow the Stem Cell Money

A major clinical trial using embryonic stem cells was suddenly halted this week. Meanwhile, trials with adult stem cells are steamrolling ahead. Why the difference?
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