stem cells

Getting Long in the Telomeres

May 30, 2013
Robin Smith, Health Content Scientist Barring injury, disease or capture, some scientists believe that a lobster could live virtually forever. They are amongst a select group of animals, including tortoises,...
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Genetic Analysis Demonstrates Lack of Ethnic Diversity in Embryonic Stem Cell Lines Most Commonly Used In Research

January 06, 2010
Using a research method very similar to the one used in 23andMe’s Global Similarity advanced view feature, researchers have discovered that most of the embryonic stem cell lines currently studied...
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Mouse Studies Show that Longevity Gene May Play a Role In Maintaining Stem Cells in the Brain

December 01, 2009
Even if you do everything right — exercise, healthy eating, no smoking– whether or not you’ll make it to the century mark depends to some extent on your genes. One...
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The Olympic Games and Genes

August 05, 2008
Just two weeks before the scheduled start of the Beijing Olympics, a German film crew caught a Chinese doctor on film offering to give athletes stem cell treatments to enhance...
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