Media magnate John Malone and his wife, Leslie, are giving $42.5 million to Colorado State University to develop stem cell and other treatments for animals and people, the biggest donation in the school’s history, the university announced Monday.
A breakthrough in the lab has pigs helping people as scientists are able to grow back muscle for seriously injured patients using material from the animals.
In an effort to live a long and healthy life, some adults are now taking out a different kind of insurance policy. They are banking their stem cells for future use.
A Denver-based nonprofit organization is asking people at music festivals, rock concerts and other events to be tested as potential donors for bone-marrow or stem-cell transplants.