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Tuesday, 10 March 2009 22:57

President Obama lifts stem cell research ban

On March 9, 2009, U.S. president Barack Obama enacted the executive order "removing barriers to responsible scientific research involving human stem cells," which lifts the federal funding ban on embryonic stem cell research.

Published in Biology
European surgeons performed a pioneering first in medicine: The first human trachea (windpipe) transplant that used the patient’s own stem cells to prepare the trachea for transplantation.

Published in Biology
American inventors and faculty at the University of Utah have developed an artificial heart pump that can assist the pumping of a person’s natural heart, but also helps to repair it by taking cardiac stem cells from the blood stream and injecting them into the heart.

Published in Health
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