Posts Tagged ‘stem cell research’

A Nobel Prize for ethics?

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Two stem cell researchers have shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine for 2012, an elderly Briton, Sir John B. Gurdon, and a younger Japanese, Shinya Yamanaka. By a serendipitous coincidence, Sir John made his discovery in 1962 — the year of Yamanaka’s birth. Fifty years of stem cell research have brought cures for intractable diseases Read more