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September 22, 2011:
UC Berkeley researchers have turned back the clock on mature muscle tissue, coaxing it back to an earlier stem cell stage to form new muscle. Moreover, they showed in mice that the newly reprogrammed muscle stem cells could be used to help repair damaged tissue.
February 10, 2011:
UC Berkeley bioethicist David Winickoff and a team of scholars are calling for greater transparency as institutions and researchers lay claim to intellectual property in early-stage technologies, cell lines, genes and associated data in the field of stem cell science. The perspective piece is published in the journal Science.
March 25, 2010:
Most parts of the fruit fly brain, as well as the human brain, are devoid of neural stem cells, which means that once a nerve cell dies, it can’t be replaced. A new study in fruit flies shows one way to keep these stem cells from disappearing as the brain matures.