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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.

January 2, 2019

LONDON (UK), December 2018 — A new therapy aimed at improving the sight of people with one of the most common forms of childhood blindness has shown “very promising” initial results, according to a study involving Un

December 31, 2018

TOKYO (JP), December 2018 —Scientists identified two distinct control mechanisms in the developmental transition of undifferentiated stem cells into healthy brain cells.

December 31, 2018

STANFORD, CA (US), December 2018 — A mammalian protein similar in structure to the active component of honeybee royal jelly — the queen-making goop that helps worker bees raise a new egg-laying diva for the hive — fu

December 28, 2018

OSAKA (JP), December 2018 — The discovery of pluripotent stem cells, which have the ability to differentiate into the huge range of different cell lineages that make up the human body, signaled the start of a new era

December 28, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA (US), December 2018 — Micropores in fabricated tissues such as bone and cartilage allow nutrient and oxygen diffusion into the core.

December 26, 2018

NEUHERBERG (DE), December 2018 — As mammals age, their sense of smell deteriorates.

December 26, 2018

BRYAN, TX (US), December 2018 — About 3.4 million Americans have active epilepsy.

December 21, 2018

HOUSTON, TX (US), December 2018 — To help patients with muscle disorders, scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have engineered a new stem cell line to study the conversion

December 21, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (US), December 2018 — A team of Rutgers scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves — a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.

December 19, 2018

LUND (SWE), December 2018 — NK cells, or natural killer cells, play an important role in the body’s defenses against cancer and various infections.

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