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.
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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
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.
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.
PLYMOUTH (UK), June 2019 — Our brains are notoriously bad at regenerating cells that have been lost through injury or disease.
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.
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.
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.
PHOENIX, AZ (US), May 2019 – Your favorite vape flavor may be more harmful than the nicotine itself.
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.