Stem Cell Therapy and Its Revolutionary Purposes

Stem Cell Therapy and Its Revolutionary Purposes

Stem cell therapy is reaching another stage in the healthcare world by offering hope through revolutionary solutions to complex diseases. However, with progress comes controversy. Part of the debate lies in the disbelief stem cell therapy is as revolutionary as researchers claim. The forerunners of this therapy want to replace the current treatment of Alzheimer’s and […]

Stem Cell Powder Regrows Man’s Finger–Story Is Viral but Is It Real?

Stem Cell Powder Regrows Man’s Finger–Story Is Viral but Is It Real?

Stem cell powder, which Lee Spievak calls “pixie dust” has almost magically regrown Spievak’s previously missing finger, according to a report on the BBC. That story has gone viral on social media, but is it real? The tale goes something like this: a man’s finger was “magically” regrown by stem cell powder. There’s no actual magic […]

Stem Cell Culture Growth Improved by Silly Putty

Stem Cell Culture Growth Improved by Silly Putty

Who would have thought? By experimenting with an ingredient in Silly Putty, a popular children’s toy, researchers have improved on the substrate media normally used for growing embryonic stem cells in culture. In addition to a number of other factors, growth of human embryonic stem cells is affected by the texture of the surface on […]

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