February 19, 2013
Japanese scientists have grown a pancreas in a pig, a breakthrough that could eventually lead to human organs being engineered in the animals’ bodies and used for transplants ...
January 31, 2013
A cure for baldness may not be too far off after scientists in Japan said they have engineered hair follicles, tissue that is essential to hair growth, from human induced...
October 12, 2012
KYOTO--Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka has said he will begin supplying high-quality induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to external research institutions from early next year...
October 06, 2012
Scientists have used human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to create cells resembling primordial germ cells, the precursors to sperm and eggs.
October 05, 2012
KYOTO--A team of Kyoto University researchers has successfully engineered mouse ova using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.
August 22, 2012
Japanese researchers said Aug. 22 they have created white crickets using a genetic technology that leaves no trace of DNA manipulation, a development expected to fuel concerns...
June 15, 2012
YOKOHAMA--Japanese scientists have succeeded in using human induced pluripotent stem cells to generate an organ of the pancreatic islet that produces insulin, and an organ of...
June 14, 2012
Japanese scientists have developed pigs lacking the functions of a gene that plays an important role in immune systems, which could lead to the generation of human livers in...
April 18, 2012
Researchers in Japan have bioengineered human hair follicle stem cells that were able to grow hair on the backs of mice.
November 10, 2011
Scientists have artificially grown a pituitary gland, a vital part of the brain that controls growth, skin pigmentation and the functioning of sex organs, by using mouse...
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