Following on our post about how to isolate stem cells from a placenta, this news report from the AP gives hope to scientists who think maybe, just maybe, human placentas don't grow on trees. According to the article, the Norwegian government is considering repealing a ban on research using human embryonic stem cells.

 

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.