Archive: 24/11/2009

When is a stem cell really a stem cell?

( -- Induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells -- adult cells reprogrammed to look and function like versatile embryonic stem cells -- are of growing interest in medicine. They may provide a way to create different ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Biotechnology
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CO2 emissions continue significant climb

The annual rate of increase in carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels has more than tripled in this decade, compared to the 1990s, reports an international consortium of scientists, who paint a bleak picture of the Earth's ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Environment
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