September 30, 2010

MICHAEL J. FOX THREW ALL THOSE BABIES IN THE VOLCANO FOR NOTHING?:

'Major' stem cell development announced: Skin cells can be easily converted, report says (Valerie Richardson, 9/30/10, The Washington Times)

A major breakthrough in stem cell development could help resolve the ongoing debate over the use of embryonic stem cells in medical research.

A team of scientists led by Derrick J. Rossi of the Immune Disease Institute at Children's Hospital Boston published a paper Thursday showing that they can quickly and efficiently transform skin cells into cells with all the properties of embryonic stem cells.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 30, 2010 8:05 PM
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