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Stem cell research ban overturned by appeals court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration can continue using federal tax dollars to fund human embryonic stem cell research, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday, overturning a lower court decision and handing a victory to the White House. A federal judge ruled last year that the U.S. National Institutes…

Stem cells used to make pancreas, gut cells

Stem cells can be transformed into the pancreatic cells needed to treat diabetes and into complex layers of intestinal tissue, scientists demonstrated in two experiments reported on Sunday. In one, a team turned immature sperm cells into pancreatic tissue, while another team turned embryonic stem cells into complex layers of…

Stem cell scientists turn skin into blood

WASHINGTON — Stem cell researchers have found a way to turn a person’s skin into blood, a process that could be used to treat cancer and other ailments, according to a Canadian study published Sunday. The method uses cells from a patch of a person’s skin and transforms it into…

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