News tagged with reproductive cells

Stem cell technique makes sperm in a dish

Scientists in China have finally succeeded in creating functioning sperm from mice in the laboratory. To accomplish this feat, the researchers coaxed mouse embryonic stem cells to turn into functional sperm-like cells, which ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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A radical signal to the progeny

In biology, free radicals are often regarded as the source of all evil and the major cause of molecular damage and aging. However, free radicals are indispensable as signaling molecules governing important functions in the ...

dateDec 01, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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