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Two patients get eye stem cells

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Two people in Scotland have stem cells transplanted into their eyes as part of a clinical trial to restore their sight....
Two patients get eye stem cells

Researchers get cardiac muscle cells to grow, repair heart attack damage

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djneight Heart attacks cause both long- and short-term problems. In the short-term, the death of cardiac muscle cells can cause a critical drop in the heart's ability to function. Over the long haul, problems arise because the damage is largely repaired by scar tissue, rather than functional muscle. For...
Researchers get cardiac muscle cells to grow, repair heart attack damage
Linus Torvalds In Helsinki For Chance At Finnish Tech Glory

3D printing used for stem cells

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A 3D printing technique that produces stem cells could speed up progress towards making artificial organs, Edinburgh scientists say....
3D printing used for stem cells
Nanoparticles formed using human viruses, to fight human viruses

The first 3D-printed human stem cells

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Will replacement organs 20 years out be printed, grown, or built? 3D printing of organs has just been given a huge boost with the demonstration of the ability to print human stem cells. This is the technology of the future, that so many in hospitals wait for today....
The first 3D-printed human stem cells

Maybe Don't Pay a Doctor to Inject Stem Cells Into Your Face

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Wat. Behold, the greatest Real Housewives of Los Angeles episode that never existed, courtesy of Scientific American: A woman in her sixties went to her doctor, complaining of pain in her right eye. When she opened it, “she heard a strange click—a sharp sound, like a tiny castanet snapping shut.” Can’t...
Maybe Don't Pay a Doctor to Inject Stem Cells Into Your Face
Human stem cells cloned for the first time
Would you eat a $325,000 test-tube burger?
First human trials involving reprogrammed stem cells could come next year
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Another reason to buy gold: nanoparticles help to kill brain tumors

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Stanford scientists have used lab-made gold nanoparticles to highlight malignant tissue in the brain, making it easier for surgeons to cut out tumors while leaving healthy bits in tact. Measuring just five millionths of an inch in diameter, these tiny glistening orbs are injected into the patient and then...
Another reason to buy gold: nanoparticles help to kill brain tumors
Creating the first lab-made human heart

Burger built in lab costs $325,000 to produce, 'tastes reasonably good'

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Dr. Mark Post of the University of Maastricht has carefully cultivated the most expensive burger you will probably never eat. Using stem cells and the science of tissue engineering, Post and his team have developed a method for creating an edible product called in-Vitro meat, which they hope to...
Burger built in lab costs $325,000 to produce, 'tastes reasonably good'

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Biomask project could regrow burn victims' faces

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We know it's cliche to say something sounds like science fiction, but this is seriously one of the more far out there concepts we've ever heard. Researchers from UT Arlington and Northwestern University are working with surgeons from the Brooke Army Medical Center on a project called Biomask. The...
Biomask project could regrow burn victims' faces
First ever: UK scientists use 3D printer to print human stem cells

According to the FDA, Your Stem Cells Are Now Drugs [Fda]

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In recent court filings, the Food and Drug Administration has asserted that stem cells—you know, the ones our bodies produce naturally—are in fact drugs and subject to its regulatory oversight. So does that make me a controlled substance? More »...
According to the FDA, Your Stem Cells Are Now Drugs [Fda]

Former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz Launches Startup For Caregivers

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Facebook spoiled us in a way that we kind of expect beautiful Facebook-like sharing features for everything we do. When it comes to managing care for family members, the experience has been more private because we don't want that data shared for all to see.  That's why former Sun...
Former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz Launches Startup For Caregivers

Human Stem Cells Grow Differently in Space

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Cells grown in microgravity generate proteins (absent in normal stem cells) that play a role in bone deterioration....
Human Stem Cells Grow Differently in Space
Two-year-old girl receives new trachea made from her own stem cells

3D printing with stem cells could lead to printable organs

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A breakthrough 3D printing process using human stem cells could be the precursor to printing organs from a patient's own cells. [Read more]...
3D printing with stem cells could lead to printable organs

John Hopkins Researchers Make Stem Cells From Blood Cells

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John Hopkins researchers develop a new way to create stem cells from adult blood cells that could one day lead to all sorts of new treatments....
John Hopkins Researchers Make Stem Cells From Blood Cells

NFL funding WSU research to fix injured brains with self-created nerve cells

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Head injuries are putting the safety of NFL players — and really the game of football itself —  in danger. But new research and technology could help reduce the amount of concussions that happen on the field and scientists at Washington State University are looking into ways to help...
NFL funding WSU research to fix injured brains with self-created nerve cells

MacRumors 2013 Blood Drive

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MacRumors is pleased to announce the Fourth Annual MacRumors Blood Drive, running for the month of May 2013. Our goal is to increase the number of life-saving donations in real-world communities by encouraging everyone in our online community to step forward. While most blood drives are specific to a...
MacRumors 2013 Blood Drive
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Injecting new neurons helps tone down epileptic seizures

Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs Funds Tissue Engineering, Nano-Engineering Projects And More

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Breakout Labs, Peter Thiel’s effort to put $5 million toward cutting-edge research, just awarded another round of funding toward technologies that could one day create meat without harm to animals and improve disease diagnosis. The fund usually awards $50,000 to $350,000 and lets grantees keep their intellectual property rights in...
Peter Thiel's Breakout Labs Funds Tissue Engineering, Nano-Engineering Projects And More

Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin Cut Big Checks to Reward Life Science Research

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When does Snoop get his award for a lifetime of medical marijuana research? Here’s the thing about philanthropy: There’s always plenty of people more than happy to accept a generous cash donation. Hence, Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner’s Breakthrough Prize, which he launched back in August as his very own version...
Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin Cut Big Checks to Reward Life Science Research

DailyDirt: I'll Gladly Pay You Tuesday...

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Lots of people seem to have an unhealthy obsession with hamburgers. So much so, that they're willing to pay incredible sums of cash for a single meal that includes cooked ground meat between two pieces of bread. Spending hundreds -- or thousands -- of dollars on a burger might not...
DailyDirt: I'll Gladly Pay You Tuesday...
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