Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Turning Skin Cells into Blood Vessel Cells While Keeping Them Young

Science Daily  April 6, 2017 This is a mouse heart section showing human progenitor cells that formed functional human blood vessels. Purple color signifies human blood vessels, red staining signifies the blood vessels of the mouse that received the human cell implants. Credit: Jalees Rehman Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have identified a […]

Firestorm Brewing as Scientists Work to Create Synthetic Human DNA

CNBC  Alex Ossola, special to CNBC.com Tuesday, 2 May 2017   As synthetic DNA is being researched, ethical questions are coming to surface Last May a seemingly commonplace meeting kicked off a firestorm of controversy. More than 100 experts in genetics and bioengineering convened at Harvard Medical School for a meeting that was closed to […]