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Scientists find way to create human stem cells with only 23 chromosomes, could revolutionize genetic research

BY DENIS SLATTERY, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 8:53 PM A scientific discovery unveiled Wednesday could revolutionize genetic research with new screening tools and therapies. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center, the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute and Hebrew University have found a way to create human stem cells with only 23

Scientists develop very early stage human stem cell lines for first time

PUBLIC RELEASE: 4-MAR-2016 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE Scientists at the University of Cambridge have for the first time shown that it is possible to derive from a human embryo so-called 'naïve' pluripotent stem cells - one of the most flexible types of stem cell, which can develop into all human tissue other than the placenta. As well as

Stem cell research yields Down syndrome breakthrough

Boston Herald Online, by O'Ryan Johnson ~ July 18, 2013 Two UMass Medical School researchers used a naturally occurring “off switch” to shut down the chromosomes that cause Down syndrome during laboratory experiments that used human stem cells, according to a press release from the school.This discovery could lead to treatment and therapy based on