April 18, 2024

BRIEFS: stem cells, IVF; Terri; abortion

Embryonic stem cells: A US company has developed a process for cultivating ESCs which will make it possible to grow them without feeder cells and without fear of contamination with animal or human viruses. Advanced Cell Technology, which first cloned a human embryo back in 2001, says that its breakthrough will make it much easier to grow defined cell tissues.