Scientists were able to reprogram mature skin cells by introducing a cocktail of genes needed to create gametes.
The advance could do away with surgery and its risks.
The ear could be grown to repair faces disfigured in battle or accidents and also help people born without ears or with ear deformities.
A ball of central nervous system tissue could be an inexpensive and 3-D testbed for biomedical research. Continue reading →
An ear implanted in this man's arm years ago will be connected to the Internet so people can hear and track his movements.
Structures resembling tiny, beating hearts can now be grown in a lab, using stem cells derived from skin tissue. Continue reading →
Using genetic techniques, scientists coaxed stem cells to grown into cells that regulate the formation and growth cycle of hair follicles.
Three months after surgery, Darek Fidyka was able to take his first steps with the aid of parallel bars and leg braces.
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