Could This Be the End of Embryonic Stem Cell Research?

A biotech company that after much turmoil and huge expense launched the first human embryonic stem cell clinical trial in the United States is getting out of the stem cell business. » 11/15/11 3:40pm 11/15/11 3:40pm

How Your Brain Could Fix Your Diabetes

No, I don't mean by willing yourself to eat less sugar. Scientists in Japan have shown that implanting brain cells into a rat pancreas was a successful treatment for diabetes - rat diabetes. » 10/06/11 7:09pm 10/06/11 7:09pm

Deadly Progression of ALS Reversed in an Amazing Stem Cell First

Last May, 39-year-old Ted Harada was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It's one of the worst diagnoses anyone could get. » 9/28/11 7:40pm 9/28/11 7:40pm

Embryonic Stem Cells Enlisted to Combat Blindness

The first European embryonic stem cell therapy in humans is about to start in London. Surgeons will insert the controversial cells into the eyes of 12 patients suffering from Stargardt's macular dystrophy, a major cause of blindness in young people. » 9/22/11 3:20pm 9/22/11 3:20pm

Rick Perry Doesn't Care if You Die?

We already know that Texas Governor and U.S. presidential candidate Rick Perry is hostile towards science. Did you know he also doesn't give a rat's ass about your health? » 9/21/11 2:00pm 9/21/11 2:00pm