Browsing Month: February 2015

Stem Cells from Skin Cells= Baby?

This article was found at http://www.medicaldaily.com/stem-cell-breakthrough-opens-door-two-dad-babies-little-2-years-323350 and is not an original AlphaCord article. An international team of scientists have shown that it is possible to create human sperm and eggs from stem cells derived from adult skin, regardless of the donor’s gender. While this breakthrough could help men and women who have been rendered infertile […]

CryoPreservation: Cord Blood Stem Cell Processing Step-by-Step

Cryopreservation is a scientific advancement that has allowed cells and tissues to last exponentially longer than without. Because of this longevity that cryopreservation provides we are able to preserve beneficial biological materials for future use. One of these materials that have become a staple for cryogenic-based companies is cord blood stem cells. But how exactly […]