stem cell research

World's First Stem Cell Clinical Trial to Treat Stroke Begins in U.K.

The first stroke patient ever to be treated with stem cell therapy has reportedly been discharged from the hospital and is doing well. Stem-cell technology is viewed as a highly promising new area of medical science, but it is also highly controversial because of the source of the cells.

Legal Briefing: Supreme Court Considering Music File-Sharing Case

In today's legal news, the Supreme Court has expressed interest in a case involving a teenager's illegal music file-sharing, the legal battle over stem cell research has already pushed some scientists to other fields, and a third woman has alleged that a Wisconsin DA harassed her with sexual text messages.

Legal Briefing: More Plead Guilty to Cheating Municipalities

In Friday's legal news, two more people pleaded guilty in a bid-rigging scheme that involved deals with some 160 U.S. municipalities; California public schools are being sued for charging fees for various school essentials; and Alaska is suing the U.S. government for 'banning' offshore drilling.