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C&EN Stem Cell Archive

A collection of C&EN articles starting from 2001 about stem cells.

May 10, 2010

Manipulating Stem Cells Through Their Metabolites

Stem-cell differentiation can be regulated by controlling unsaturated metabolites.

May 3, 2010

NIH Approves Additional Stem Cell Lines

February 8, 2010

Back To The Future With Stem Cells

Reprogramming the fate of cells with small molecules.

December 7, 2009

NIH Approves Stem Cell Lines

October 19, 2009

A Whiff Of Knowledge, Muscle Makeovers

August 3, 2009

Bony Variations

Cell type affects characteristics of engineered bone.

July 13, 2009

Guiding Stem Cell Research

NIH finalizes steps to ensure ethical and responsible work.

April 27, 2009

Funding Stem Cell Research

NIH releases guidelines for funding embryonic stem cell research, which some researchers say are too restrictive.

April 20, 2009

Funding Stem Cell Research

NIH releases guidelines for funding embryonic stem cell research, which some researchers say are too restrictive.

Government Concentrates

iZumi Signs With Kyoto On Stem Cells.

March 16, 2009

Obama's Nod To Science

President signs orders on scientific integrity, stem cell research.

February 2, 2009

FDA Clears Stem Cell Clinical Trial

Testing in humans is a milestone in a field fraught with controversy.

November 24, 2008

Pfizer's Stem Cell Research

Regenerative medicine unit will combine and expand current work.

June 9, 2008

Science & Technology Concentrates

Fluorescent dye helps visualize extracellular matter.

March 24, 2008

Data Duping

South Korean researchers admit to fabricating data in two papers.

March 3, 2008

Government Concentrates

Stem cell patent upheld.

December 24, 2007

Congress Lurches Ahead

Some science and technology legislation passed in 2007, but funding bills are still wanting.

December 13, 2007

GSK Partnerships Target Infectious Disease, Cancer

British drug giant works with Galapagos and OncoMed.

December 3, 2007

Editor's Page

Stem cells.

October 15, 2007

U.K. Government Earmarks $200 Million For Science

Technology Strategy Board opens competition for academic-industry partnerships in eight new areas.

October 15, 2007

Nobel Prize In Medicine

Trio shares prize for 'knockout' mouse development.

September 24, 2007

Zebrafish In Drug Discovery

Small fish can impact drug and target screening in a big way.

September 10, 2007

Mimicking Biological Systems

Control of the chemistry and physics of cell-populated microenvironments reveals new biology.

August 20, 2007

Biochem Engineers Meet In Quebec

Engineers combine chemistry and biology to tackle an array of challenges.

August 9, 2007

Lonza Beefs Up

Firm adds products to support biotech research.

July 12, 2007

Synthetic Molecule Induces Neuron Growth In Human Muscle

Imidazole compound could provide way to bypass embryonic stem cells for treating degenerative diseases.

June 25, 2007

Government Concentrates

Bush vetoes stem cell bill-again.

June 11, 2007

Millipore, The Enabler

Four acquisitions have taken the firm beyond filtration and deep into life sciences services.

June 4, 2007

Appraising Penetration

Drug developers rely on a variety of tools to figure out whether their lead gets into the brain and then to its target.

April 16, 2007

Senate Clears Stem Cell Bill

Congress moves to expand embryonic stem cell policy.

April 9, 2007

Stem Cell Patents Under Fire

Patent & Trademark Office invalidates three key embryonic stem cell patents.

March 26, 2007

Stem Cells

NIH director calls for expanded federal policy.

February 28, 2007

Court Upholds Stem Cell Initiative

Appeals court deems $3 billion California stem cell program to be constitutional.

January 24, 2007

Stem Cell Patent Enforcement Eased

Patent holder announces policy changes and clarifications to facilitate research.

January 15, 2007

Taming Stem Cells

Researchers are defining the chemical preferences of stem cells and figuring out what keeps them eternal and what destines them to a differentiated fate.

Reducing Animal Testing Using Stem Cells

Stem cells may provide a complementary alternative to animals as in vitro models of disease and for toxicological testing.

Claims Under Fire

The future of embryonic stem cell research in the U.S. may hinge on the current review of key patents.

Rolling Out Stem Cells

Industry aims to capitalize on the promise of these potent cells.

Getting To The Root Of Cancer

The dark side of stem cells is initiating a revolution in cancer research.

Congress Targets Expanded Federal Policy

Progress On Stem Cells

John Scott Award Goes to Davis and Weissman

September 18, 2006

Rough Ride For Stem Cell Research

Embryonic stem cell scientists are on roller coaster of funding, research highs and lows.

July 24, 2006

Of Mice And Men

Bush Nixes Stem Cell Research Bill

Congress passes bill to expand federal stem cell policy; President quickly vetoes it.

July 19, 2006

Bush Vetoes Stem Cell Bill

Legislation to expand the federal stem cell research policy is rejected.

Stem Cell Research Bill Clears Senate

Genes would be hardly more than molecular dead weight if not for the 'epigenetic' context that turns them on and off.

July 17, 2006

Pulling Genes' Strings

Chemistry professor weaves together science and society on his weekly radio gig.

August 2, 2005

Stem Cell Bill Gets Boost From Sen. Bill Frist

Senate Majority Leader breaks with White House on expanding embryonic stem cell research.

July 25, 2005

The Ethics Of Stem Cell Research

Senate hearing probes potential alternatives to embryos as embryonic stem cell source.

June 13, 2005

Stem Cell Research

May 30, 2005

Expanding Stem Cell Research

House passes bill to fund expansion of human embryonic stem cell research.

May 2, 2005

Ethical Stem Cell Research

Academies provide guidance for work largely unregulated by federal government.

February 14, 2005

Stem Cell Chemistry

Chemists and engineers offer help in identifying molecules that direct stem cell behavior.

March 28, 2005

States And Stem Cells

Growing role of states in funding embryonic stem cell research can challenge researchers.

November 22, 2004

Stem Cell Talk

Briefing highlights need for public awareness to gain support for research.

November 1, 2004

Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate

National Academies committee meets to develop guidelines for emerging and controversial field.

July 19, 2004

Stem Cell Research

Amid calls for an expansion of the federal policy, Administration upholds embryonic research limits.

June 28, 2004

Expanding Stem Cell Research

Bill would allow federal funds for work on lines derived after Aug. 9, 2001.

May 24, 2004

Zerhouni On Stem Cells

NIH director defends Bush policy on stem cell research to Congress.

October 20, 2003

Embryonic Stem Cells' Support

Polymer scaffold provides surface for three-dimensional tissue growth.

May 12, 2003

Stem Cell Standards

Proposal for characterizing cell lines may touch off wider debate.

March 11, 2002

Canada Issues Stem Cell Rules

Research guidelines may prompt U.S. researchers to work abroad.

September 17, 2001

Stem Cell Facts Laid Out

National Academies report attempts to define what's real and what's not.

September 3, 2001

Stem Cell Line Counts Questioned

But scientists say U.S. basic research effort can now move forward.

August 27, 2001

Stem Cell Angst

Patent and licensing issues gum up stem cell development.

August 20, 2001

Qualified Praise For Stem Cell Decision

Scientists see narrow research agenda, given Bush Administration restrictions.

July 16, 2001

Embryo Stem Cells And Research

The National Academies workshop probes ethics, implications of ban on federal funding.

August 28, 2000

NIH Finalizes Stem Cell Research Rules

December 6, 1999

NIH Sets Guidelines For Stem Cell Research

December 8, 2003

Kennett Burnes

Cabot Corp. CEO appreciates 19th-century amenities but has a 21st-century sensibility.

November 24, 2003

Una S. Ryan

Avant Immunotherapeutics head offers model for philanthropy by preprofitable companies.

October 6, 2003

Werner Mueller

Chemist draws on a career in industry now that he's on his own in the lab.

July 14, 2003

Rudolf Hanko

Bayer's head of fine chemicals puts technology in a service context.

May 19, 2003

James P. Trevelyan

A mechanical engineer addresses the practical challenges of humanitarian demining.

April 28, 2003

Neville Reed

Royal Society of Chemistry general manager explains why the society is broadening its base.

April 21, 2003

Charles E. Mcqueary

The Department of Homeland Security's undersecretary for science and technology is the go-to man if you have a way to counter terrorism.

February 24, 2003

Stephanie Burns

Science has always been the key to success for Dow Corning's new chief operating officer.

December 9, 2002

Victoria Bragin

Van Cliburn Award winner and science educator balances excellence in piano and chemistry.

October 28, 2002

Paul Wennberg

MacArthur Foundation's latest award winner grapples with the planet's atmospheric health.

September 30, 2002

An Undergraduate Champion

University of Arizona's Mike Doyle wants more undergraduates to do chemistry research.

September 23, 2002

Harold Sorgenti

Entrepreneur and former Arco president says the time is right to invest in chemicals.

August 5, 2002

Peter Nagler

Degussa Fine Chemicals head is optimistic that innovation will overcome excess capacity.

May 6, 2002

Yusuf S. Hamied

Cipla's Yusuf S. Hamied turns conventional wisdom on pharmaceutical patents upside down.

April 29, 2002

Robert Wood

Head of Dow's thermosets business discusses his unique background, business philosophy.

February 4, 2002

Jon Huntsman

Huntsman Corp. chairman reflects on the financial fix he's in and how he'll get out of it.

December 24, 2001

Clemens Roothaan

Seasoned theoretician reflects on a half century of quantum chemistry advances.

December 17, 2001

Robert H. Black

Former high school teacher formulates chemical solutions to other people's problems.

November 26, 2001

Thomas Waltermire

President and CEO of PolyOne discusses metamorphosis of his compounding company.

August 6, 2001

Gordon Cain

Leveraged buyout titan, now a venture capitalist, issues second edition of his autobiography.

August 6, 2001

Ruth L. Kirschstein

Career NIH researcher steers health agency through interesting times for federal R&D.

July 30, 2001

Helge Wehmeier

American Chemistry Council's Long-Range Research Initiative chooses areas where it can make an impact.

March 5, 2001

Andrew Liveris

The president of Dow's performance chemicals business discusses his new product strategy.

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