Tag Archives: Stem

Korean biotechs snatch U.S. stem cell manufacturing facility

A pair of Korean biotechs have teamed up to buy stem cell manufacturing facilities and other assets of a failed U.S. biotech to establish a foothold in the U.S. SCM Life Science and Genexine have paid 12.5 billion won ($ 11.1 million) for the 20,000-square-foot manufacturing site, research and intellectual property of Durham, North Carolina-based Argos… Read More »

Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »

Protein in Royal Jelly Shows Promise in the Facilitation of Stem Cell Research

Aside from being vital pollinators, bees produce a number of products that benefit human health. Honey1 is an obvious one, but there are others as well, such as royal jelly, a nutritious substance secreted by nurse bees as exclusive nourishment for the queen of the hive. Recent research2,3,4,5 by Stanford University scientists found royalactin (also… Read More »