Language Apr 12, 2014

STAP

Stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency first came to the public's attention on Jan. 28, after the British journal Nature published research showing that Haruko Obokata and her team in Kobe had successfully reprogrammed the adult cells of mice into STAP cells by subjecting them to ...

Editorials Feb 3, 2014

New horizon in stem-cell research

A team of scientists led by 30-year-old Dr. Haruko Obokata has challenged the established theory in biology that it is impossible to reprogram specialized cells to become stem cells without tampering with cell nuclei.