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Izpisúa regenerates damaged liver in mice through cell reprogramming

The well-known Spanish researcher Juan Carlos Izpisúa has led a [...]

When the level of consciousness is compromised: Ethical implications for the care of unresponsive patients

A recent article, published in the prestigious scientific journal BMC [...]

In vivo partial reprogramming alters age-associated molecular changes during physiological aging in mice

A research team led by the Spaniard Juan Carlos Izpisúa [...]

Experts warn against unethical genetic embryo testing

Genetic embryo diagnosis tests called polygenic risk score (PRS) analysis, [...]

Increase in number of non-assisted suicides in countries where assisted suicide is legal

David Albert Jones, director of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford [...]

First woman with HIV remission using umbilical cord stem cells

HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the [...]