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Stem cell discovery could eliminate need for embryo research and usher in human cloning

Any cell can be rewound to a pre-embryonic state, according to stem cell researchers. Scientists in Japan and at Harvard said they found that stem cells, which can transform into any tissue and potentially regenerate the body, could be quickly made by dipping blood cells into an acid bath or…

Breakthrough: Scientists use caffeine to clone stem cells from human skin

Human stem cells have for the first time been cloned from adult skin cells through the use of hollowed-out embryos as a type of organic petri dish, scientists at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) announced Wednesday in a study published by the scientific journal Cell. And in a surprising…