Stem Cell Technology

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today there is a huge shortage of human donor organs so researchers are trying to…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF People who are in need of organ transplants often have to wait for someone else…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the technology of the future increasingly looks like it will be biological based we’ll…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The HIV and AIDS epidemics have claimed the lives of millions of people, and now…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today if you break your spine, you’re paralysed, but paralysis is increasingly no longer for…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF While we are becoming increasingly adept at growing brains, we still don’t know much about…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Tens of millions of people a year go blind because of a lack of donor…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Treating third degree burns today often involves skin grafts and more pain for the patient,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Biology keeps surprising us, and scientists are finding¬†amazing new ways to treat infertility and create…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to turn human cells into powerful, living computing systems will revolutionise computing, energy,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Trying to demonstrate that new drugs don’t have any negative impacts on a patients heart…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When patients loose part of a bone, for example, to Cancer, often there is no…