South Korea back in stem cell spotlight with new adult cell treatment for hearts

By Reuters Staff
July 7, 2011

(A researcher uses a microscope during a photo call at an aseptic room of the FCB-Pharmicell laboratory in Seongnam, near Seoul, June 28, 2011/Jo Yong-Hak)

Who wants to live forever? Scientist sees aging “cured” by stem cells

July 4, 2011

(An elderly couple stroll through Tiergarten central park on a sunny autumn day in Berlin October 29, 2010./Fabrizio Bensch)

Imperfections mar hopes for “ethical” reprogrammed stem cells

By Reuters Staff
March 31, 2011
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(Institute of Cellular Medicine, in San Jose, Costa Rica, May 18, 2010/Juan Carlos Ulate )

Obama signals open to change on stem cell policy

March 25, 2009

U.S. President Barack Obama signaled on Tuesday that he would be open to policy changes on stem cell research if the science on adult stem cells determined that thorny ethical issues could be avoided without harming medical advancement.