A while back, scientist Mitsuyuki Ikeda told the world that his burger patties synthesized from human poop could help alleviate the impending food crisis. Suffice it to say, the idea didn’t really appeal to many people’s palates.
A group of British scientists claim that they have figured out a way to make dentures obsolete, with the power of stem cells. Simply put, stem cells taken from a patient will be used to grow a bunch of cells that will grow into a tooth.
Can mental or emotional stress damage our DNA? An experiment has shown that the presence of gray hair means that the melanocyte stem cells in hair follicles – that ones that become melanocytes that give color to hair – have badly damaged DNA.