A prominent researcher in the field of regenerative medicine was cleared on Friday of charges of scientific misconduct by the Karolinska Institute, the Swedish medical university where he had done much of his pioneering work

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South Africa has a patchy array of laws dealing with stem cells. While it does have legislation in place, like many other countries its laws have failed to keep pace with developments in science

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Brain in a Vat

August 19, 2015

Julian Savulescu: In Roald Dahl’s short story, William and Mary, William dies of cancer. But a novel procedure allows his brain, with one eye attached, to be kept functioning in a clear plastic vat. His wife convinces William’s neurosurgeon to allow her to take William (or rather his brain and eye) home with her

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With people living longer than ever, being able to replace bits of the human body as they wear out has become a new frontier in medicine

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An investigation in Sweden into a surgeon who is a pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine has found that he committed scientific misconduct by omitting or falsifying information about the conditions of three patients in medical journals

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What are the prospects and challenges of growing replacement organs in a dish?

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