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Stem cell field stumbles on cloning dialogue

May 21, 2013 admin 4

We had the big news last week that for the first time ever, human embryo cloning (aka “therapeutic cloning”) worked to produce apparently normal embryonic stem cells. I posted about it a few times here, here, and here. I have […]

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Human cloning successfully makes embryonic stem cells

May 15, 2013 admin 11

For the first time ever, scientists have successfully used somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) via the process of therapeutic cloning to generate normal human embryonic stem cells (hESC). Recall that there are two kinds of human cloning: therapeutic (which is […]