Research on stem cells led to an unexpected conclusion

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Patients suffering from paralysis get hope in an entirely unexpected way. A team of British researchers have made a chance discovery during some research on stem cells: light can be used to generate motion and to control muscle cell activity. The team of researchers from University College London and King’s College began a series of

What is cord blood?

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Cord blood represents a valuable source of stem cells. It can be harvested only at birth. It is considered a “vehicle” which provides the necessary oxygen and nutrients essential to the growth and development of the fetus. It transports at the same time unnecessary substances (“waste”) resulting from tissue metabolism. In fetal life, the placenta