Scientists from Japan and the United States said recently about the possibility of creating stem cells when exposed to normal cells by the acid. The opening was the reason for the discussions in the international scientific community, says Nature.
The article disclosed innovative technology. Blood cells were placed in acid, causing the back to stem cells. Method for its effectiveness would be a simple and cheap alternative to traditional methods of obtaining stem cells.
Now, on the eve of the scientists repeated the experiment on the basis of the RIKEN Institute. Unfortunately, to create and present science STAP-cells failed. Repeat the experiment ended in failure.
Comments of the research results from the research group will be on Friday at a press conference. Note, in August, one of the scientists engaged in the development of STAP-technology, committed suicide.