human embryonic stem cells

NewStem is developing a technology that uses human haploid embryonic stem cells to predict cancer drug resistance.

The team's approach discovered cell-essential and human embryonic stem cell-essential genes in karyotypically stable human pluripotent stem cells

Clinical embryonic stem cell trials are set to begin in China, according to Nature News.

The collaboration between Columbia University and The Hebrew University suggests some surprising biology could improve loss-of-function genetic screening.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: literature-mining method for uncovering additional gene-disease associations, database of human embryonic stem cell and induced pluripotent stem cell lines, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Cellectis today announced it is selling its stem cell-focused subsidiary Cellectis AB to Takara Bio for an undisclosed amount.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health Stem Cell Registry has approved 52 human embryonic stem cell lines from Genea Biocells, the Australian company said this week.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Public interest groups Consumer Watchdog and the Public Patent Foundation said Tuesday that they have asked a federal appeals court to invalidate a patent held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation covering human embryonic stem cells.

Life Technologies this week announced the commercial availability of a pair of new PCR-related products for molecular biology research.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.