Category Archives: Stem Cells

AI, artificial intelligence, technology, computers, computing

Singularity Surplus: Robotic Furniture and Stuffed Animals

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/23/14

medical research, stem cells, technology, regenerative medicine

Researchers Get Closer to Making Functional Human Sperm in the Lab

Advances in stem cells have allowed scientists to cultivate various types of tissue in the lab, yet some tissue types have remained out of reach. The germ cells that produce... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/23/14

blood, aging, gdf-11, stem cells, medical research

Aging Reversed in the Heart, Brain, and Muscles of Mice Thanks to Blood Factor

The idea that blood is the basic stuff of life dates back to well before the scientific method. Yet, in a pair of new studies, researchers have found that blood — and... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/17/14

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Singularity Surplus: Not, Contrary to Popular Belief, Impossible

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/4/14

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Human Skin Grown From Stem Cells Replicates The Real Thing

It’s much easier to defend the use of animal testing for medical research than for cosmetics testing. Yet many cosmetics companies continue to test on animals to ensure... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/1/14

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Singularity Surplus: Smile, You’re on Candid Camera!

Advances in exponential technology happen fast — too fast for Singularity Hub to cover them all. This weekly bulletin points to significant developments to keep readers in... more

Written By: | Posted: 04/6/14

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Singularity Surplus: Other News in Exponential Sci/Tech From the Week

Advances in exponential technology happen fast—too fast for SingularityHub to cover them all. We’re trying out this bulletin format to point readers to significant... more

Written By: | Posted: 03/23/14

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Stem Cells Repair, Strengthen Muscles in Aged Mice

As people age, they become less able to bounce back from injuries — a problem that adds risk to many of the common medical procedures the elderly face. At the same time,... more

Written By: | Posted: 02/24/14

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