Tag Archives: Cells

Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »

Medical News Today: New way to manipulate immune cells may treat cancer, autoimmune disease

Scientists have uncovered a new way to curb autoimmunity and stimulate the body to fight cancer. The method uses a previously unknown druggable pathway to manipulate immune cells. New research gives T cells a boost in the fight against cancer. The discovery concerns a molecule called tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4), which is already well-known to those who… Read More »