Global Technology – October 2013
Next, let's focus on this month's most important advances in technology, starting with several breakthroughs in stem cell research.
As a team of scientists at the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine explains in the scientific journal Stem Cells, all the cells of an organism originate from embryonic stem cells, which divide and increasingly differentiate as they do so.
The ensuing tissue cells remain in a stable state; a skin cell does not spontaneously change into a nerve cell or heart muscle cell. Yet, the medic.....