Sunday, August 03, 2008

Major step with iPS cells

The Boston Globe referenced a paper by Kevin Eggan and co-workers in Science: Eggan and his colleagues created iPS cells from skin cells taken from an 82-year-old ALS patient, then prompted the stem cells to become motor neurons, the type of cells that die off in ALS.

On iPS-->

"Is therapeutic cloning dead?"


Ethics issues with Bush-approved stem cell lines?


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