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

June 21, 2019

MADRID (ES), June 2019 — Usually, scientists study the molecular biology of cancer to find new treatments, but sometimes, it is the other way around: When trying to find new treatments, scientists find key information on cancer biology.

June 21, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), June 2019 — Like airport security barriers that either clear or block travelers and their luggage from central operation areas, the blood-brain-barrier (BBB) tightly controls the transport of essential nutrients and energy metabolites into the brain and staves of

June 17, 2019

ISTANBUL (TR), June 2019 — A recent study published in Nature Chemical Biology has found a method its authors say improves on the Nobel prize-winning cellular reprogramming method developed by Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D.

June 14, 2019

HOUSTON, TX (US), June 2019 — Help for patients with sickle cell disease may soon come from gene editing to fix the mutation that causes the disease and boost the patient's own protective fetal hemoglobin.

June 14, 2019

PLYMOUTH (UK), June 2019 — Our brains are notoriously bad at regenerating cells that have been lost through injury or disease.

June 11, 2019

CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2019 — Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania have developed a unique technique that uses stem cells and flexible implantable bone-stabilizing plates to help speed the healing of large breaks or defects.

June 11, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), June 2019 — Scientists can't make a living copy of your brain outside your body. That's the stuff of science fiction.

High-magnification image shows a blood-brain barrier Organ-Chip
June 7, 2019

BRISBANE (AU), May 2019 — Scientists from the University of Queensland's Diamantina Institute have revealed the difference between a stem cell and other blood vessel cells using gene-sequencing technology.

June 4, 2019

PHOENIX, AZ (US), May 2019 – Your favorite vape flavor may be more harmful than the nicotine itself.

June 4, 2019

MIAMI, FL (US), May 2019 — A stem cell therapy delivered into the nose can restore the sense of smell in a mouse model of olfactory loss.

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