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Bone marrow transplant forever alters two lives

A decade after then-college student Marshal Davis decided to join the national bone marrow registry, he got a call that would change his life forever and save that of a boy named Jacob Kowalik.Full story

How a stem-cell transplant altered 2 lives

The meeting between the 7-year-old boy and the 31-year-old man began awkwardly, as meetings of strangers often do. But then young Jacob Kowalik sized up the adult, and began to drop his guard. Full story

Ban lifted on funding for embryonic stem cells

The Obama administration can continue using federal tax dollars to fund human embryonic stem cell research, an appeals court ruled on Friday, overturning a lower court decision and handing a victory to the White House. Full story

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  Failing hearts healed with stem cells

Doctors treat heart failure patients using their own stem cells. WTVJ's Diana Gonzalez reports.

  Researcher: Stem cells 'new way' for treating heart disease

Chuck Murry, professor at the University of Washington, talks about his lab's research in regenerating new heart tissue out of stem cells.

  Court rules against stem cell police

A U.S. district court issued a preliminary injunction stopping federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. NBC's Pete Williams reports.

  In Canada, stem cell therapy for dogs

The CBC’s Kirk Williams reports on Canadian veterinarian that uses stem cell treatment.

  Pork: The other stem cells

Researchers at the University of Georgia hope their work with pig stem cells could help cure diabetes and heart disease. WXIA's Mark Piccard reports.

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