Japan Lab Says Stem Cell Research Falsified

It has been announced, by the government-funded laboratory involved, that Japanese scientists partly falsified a research paper which was widely held as a breakthrough in the production of stem cells. The results from the Riken Centre for Development Biology in Kobe, western Japan, were seen as a possible groundbreaking method, offering hope of growing “Stap cell” (short for stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency) tissue …