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European Court rules against embryonic stem cell patents

Posted by , on 18 October 2011

The European Court of Justice has today announced a landmark decision banning patenting of inventions based on embryonic stem cells. Several senior stem cell biologists have expressed their concern that ...

Stem cell patent case could have far-reaching impact

Posted by , on 28 April 2011

Last month, the advocate-general of the European Court of Justice gave his opinion on a long-running legal debate about a patent filed several years ago in Germany. If the Court follows his ...

European Advocate General critical of stem cell patents

Posted by , on 11 March 2011

I expect many of you have already seen reports that the European Advocate General has taken a very restrictive view on patents for technologies that use human embyronic stem cells. ...

iPS or transdifferentiation

Posted by , on 2 March 2011

The discovery of iPS made headlines the world over, and rightly so. But recently, transdifferentiation between somatic cell types has also been the focus of  considerable attention. A couple of ...

EuroStemCell: connecting scientists with European citizens

Posted by , on 3 February 2011

I’m one of a team of science communicators, scientists, clinicians and social scientists involved in a project called EuroStemCell. It’s an EU-funded project that unites more than 90 European stem ...

Recent comments by Emma Kemp

Hi Daniel, Thanks for getting in touch, glad you like our resources. Have you used any of them? We'd love to get your feedback on what you like or think we could do better. We haven't covered the Xu story and don't currently have any plans to do so. Sorry not to be able to help on that. Emma
by Emma Kemp in Stem cells at school, plus new fact sheets on EuroStemCell on February 14, 2013