Sir John Gurdon won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for laying the groundwork for stem cell research. (Photo courtesy of John Gurdon)

Nobel laureate to speak on stem cells at HSC

Nobel laureate Sir John Gurdon will speak on “From Nuclear Transplantation to Prospects for Cell Replacement” on May 16 at noon in the Aresty Auditorium of the Harlyne J. Norris Cancer Research …

The cover image of Aging Cell shows a common type of genetic damage to a cell when breaks occur in both strands of DNA. (Photo courtesy of Aging Cell)

USC researchers show increase of cell mutations with age

Like an old car that gradually rusts as it ages, even if there is no lethal damage to a critical part of the car, a human body accumulates genetic damage as it …

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