Browsing Category: Stem Cells

Nobel-worthy stem cell discovery

http://www.nature.com/news/acid-bath-offers-easy-path-to-stem-cells-1.14600 Haruko Obokata and colleagues at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology have created embryonic stem cells from a single blood cell by putting white blood cells from a baby mouse in a mild acid solution. Eventually a few stem cells emerge that can turn into any other cell in the body including skin, heart, liver or neurons. […]