Tue, 11 February 2014
A new method of turning adult cells into pluripotent stem cells is discovered. According to the paper, simply bathing cells in acid could be cause mature cells to revert to stem cells that could become any cell in the body.
Heart researchers in the UK have managed to turn stem cells into heart cells, that actually beat in petri dishes.
NASA plans to create the coldest spot in the universe on board the International Space Station. They're talking 100 pico-Kelvin, which is one ten billionth of a degree above absolute zero.
Antioxidants may worsen lung cancer. Swedish scientists have determined why two antioxidants speed up the development of tumours.
By training wallabies to 'play the pokies', an Australian team has discovered that wallabies see colours more like dogs than fellow marsupials.