Weekly Digest of Tweets

Here’s our weekly summary of tweets from @hfdigest, and their significance. Aging We have known for some time that adult stem cells age, as do all our cells. But until recently we did not know we can rejuvenate them—in the petri dish, anyway. This extraordinary breakthrough could make us younger, and not merely stop growing […]

Gene & Stem Cell Therapies

On November 12, 2003, in Gene & Stem Cell Therapies

The potential of RNAi to cure any and all disease is attracting money, talent, and at least one big pharma. And the potential benefits of stem cell therapy are evidenced by a breakthrough towards a cure for deafness. On the other hand, new research suggesting that adult stem cells do not differentiate into other types […]