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A new stem cell biology-based approach may one day help the thousands of patients in need of a liver transplant every year. In 2011, around 5,800 liver transplant surgeries were performed in the United States. That same year, nearly 3,000 more patients died while waiting for their turn on the waiting lists. This scarcity of human...

In May of 2013, scientists in California and Oregon made major breakthroughs when they were able to create human embryonic stem cells by cloning existing cells. It’s a major advancement in the war against fatal, devastating and life-altering diseases and medical events, including Alzheimer’s, stroke, lupus, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, and more. There’s only one...

Barcelona’s Supercomputing Center made a big splash in the science news world this month with a human heart built by one of their supercomputers. Led by doctors and researchers, the Alya Red project is set to revolutionize the way we approach future drug testing. The supercomputer-created heart recreates every major function of a biological heart, including...