Stem Cell Technology

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF A British man could become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV using a new therapy designed…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers have shown for the first time that future generations won’t need a mum or dad.   Depending on the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Bandages that not just cover a wound but that help the damaged tissue regenerate faster will help improve peoples lives…

  WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D printing could give infertile couples new hope   Northwestern University scientists have created a prosthetic ovary using a 3D…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Once the stuff of science fiction movies scientists have managed to grow a (small) brain in a jar.   Scientists…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF 3D bioprinting has long held the promise of ending organ donation lists, now there’s an end in sight.   A team…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Researchers give new hope to infertile men and raise ethical questions about how we define fatherhood in the future.   No…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Never visit the dentists again and eat all the sweet stuff you like. Marvellous!   Scientists in the UK have…

We live in an exciting age, one where science and innovation are making things that even our recent ancestors would have thought impossible possible. In…

It’s a matter of When, not If we solve Death and Generation Z could be the first generation to experience Immortality in their lifetimes. Today…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Scientists are using the revolutionary gene editing technology CRISPR, dubbed the “Genesis Engine,” to treat, cure, and reverse a whole…