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.
Adult Stem Cells Outpace Embryonics
October 8, 2015
Some still play with embryos, but there seems little reason for it when adult stem cells perform so well.
Adult Stem Cells Coming of Age
August 22, 2015
Who needs human embryos? Treatments with ethically-pure adult stem cells are moving from the lab to the doctor's office.
Trafficking in Human Parts Nothing New
August 2, 2015
Shocking videos of abortionists selling baby body parts is only the latest in a long line of Darwinian ethical barbarities.
Bioethics: Into the Storm Without an Anchor
June 14, 2015
On several fronts, scientists without a track record of ethical trustworthiness are pushing culture toward dangerous practices.
Adult Stem Cells Beat Clones
November 24, 2014
In a contest to see which are better, induced pluripotent stem cells proved just as good as clones. More stem cell news follows.
The Cures Are Inside You
October 22, 2014
Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Offer Hope
May 19, 2014
Advances with adult stem cells continue to promise new cures without violating ethical concerns over embryo research.
Stem Cell Revolution Leap Forward? Debunked!
January 30, 2014
Called revolutionary and "too good to be true," a simple way to turn ordinary cells into stem cells has everyone excited – and some cautious.
Ethical Stem Cells Can Be Used Unethically
September 1, 2013
Induced pluripotent stem cells allow researchers to ethically create any cell type from an adult cell, raising hopes for regenerative medicine. Eyebrows started to raise recently, though, when labs grew brains with them and turned others into sperm and egg cells.
Human Cloning Is Back
May 17, 2013
If you thought work on human cloning and embryonic stem cell research went out of style with the discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells, watch out. The pro-cloning people, who never lost their lust for toying with human embryos, are back.
Are Embryonic Stem Cells Obsolete?
September 11, 2011
Adult stem cells can apparently do everything embryonic stem cells can – and they are moving regenerative medicine forward faster, with more results. Since the use of human embryos for research is ethically repugnant to many people, what motivations remain to continue the practice? Here is a rapid-fire list of stem cell news this month: