Dec 30, 2014

End of the STAP dream

At the very least, the education ministry, Riken research institute officials and others must determine what went wrong with the dream of STAP cell research and push for drastic change in Japan's research environment.

Cell reprogramming advances

Jan 30, 2014

Cell reprogramming advances

A team of scientists led by a woman from Chiba has discovered that by simply exposing body cells to acidic liquids, the cells can be reprogrammed to grow into any type of mature tissue. The discovery was announced Wednesday in the journal Nature. The ...