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What are the potential uses of human stem cells?

What are the potential uses of human stem cells?
Stem Cell Basics-What are the potential uses of human stem cells and the obstacles that must be overcome before these potential uses will be realized? There are many ways in which human stem cells can be used in research and the clinic. Studies of human embryonic stem cells will yield information about...
September 21st, 2011 | News, Science | Read More

Stem Cells May Make It Possible To Regenerate Your Teeth

A new technique allows the body’s own stem cells to be orchestrated to regenerate teeth. Using a process called cell homing, Jeremy Mao, DDS, PhD, professor of dental medicine at Columbia University, has migrated stem cells to a 3-D scaffold infused with growth factor that holds the translational potential...
April 27th, 2011 | News, Science | Read More

Exploring the World of Genomics and the amazing potential on the J. Craig Venter Institute

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) scientists will demonstrate the applications of genomics science to new biologically-driven sources of energy and to uncover novel ways for mitigating the negative impacts of humans on our planet. Recent advances in DNA sequencing technology are also providing unprecedented...
April 26th, 2011 | News, Science | Read More

Synthetic Genome Vaccines

Novartis AG agreed to use technology from Synthetic Genomics Vaccines Inc., a company run by genome pioneer Craig Venter, in an effort to cut the time needed to develop influenza shots. Novartis and San Diego-based Synthetic Genomic Vaccines will work together to create so-called seed viruses, templates...
February 2nd, 2011 | News, Science | Read More