human embryonic stem cells Single-Cell RNA-Seq Study Leads to Cell Type Map of All Major Human Organs The researchers, from various institutions in China, said they hope their data will contribute to the completion of the international Human Cell Atlas project. Precision Medicine Firm NewStem Secures $4M Funding Commitment NewStem is developing a technology that uses human haploid embryonic stem cells to predict cancer drug resistance. Researchers Identify Essential Genes for Pluripotent Stem Cells Through CRISPR-Cas9 Screening The team's approach discovered cell-essential and human embryonic stem cell-essential genes in karyotypically stable human pluripotent stem cells Scientists Establish New Haploid Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line The collaboration between Columbia University and The Hebrew University suggests some surprising biology could improve loss-of-function genetic screening. NIH to Fund Development of New Stem Cell Cytotoxicity Assays Jul 29, 2014 Cellectis Sells Human Stem Cell Subsidiary to Takara Bio Feb 20, 2014 NIH Stem Cell Registry Approves Genea Biocells' Stem Cell Lines Jul 3, 2013 Consumer Watchdog, PPF Seek Invalidation of WARF's Stem Cell Patent Jun 13, 2013 Life Tech Commercializes Low-cost Digital PCR System; Stem Cell Characterization Assay Premium Feb 5, 2013 Study Uncovers Coordinated Transcription for Protein-Coding and RNAs Apr 12, 2012 Stanford Group Publishes Fluidigm-Based Method for Gene Expression Profiling of Single Stem Cells Premium Dec 28, 2010 Advanced Cell, Roslin to Team on Stem Cell Bank Nov 29, 2010 Plasticell, Sigma-Aldrich Ink Stem Cell Tools Pact Nov 29, 2010 BioTime, CIRM Reach Agreement on Stem Cell Lines Oct 18, 2010 RNA Interference Screen IDs New Human Embryonic Stem Cell Regulatory Genes Apr 28, 2010 NIH Re-Approves Four Wisconsin Stem Cell Lines Including WiCell's H9 Nov 12, 2009 Stemina Biomarker Discovery Raises $1M in Angel Funds Sep 24, 2009 Life Tech to Distribute Aruna Cell Products Sep 18, 2009 Aruna Biomedical Taps RiversEdge BioVentures for Strategic Advisory Services Jun 30, 2009 GE Healthcare, Geron Partner on Stem Cell-Based Assays Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.