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

April 1, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), March 2019 — Cells that line the intestinal tract are replaced every few days, a high rate of turnover that relies on a healthy population of intestinal stem cells.

March 29, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), March 2019 — Increases in chronic inflammation — not the passage of time — is the main reason why injured bones do not heal as well with age.

March 29, 2019

SANTA CRUZ, CA (US), March 2019 — A healthy adult makes about 2 million blood cells every second, and 99 percent of them are oxygen-carrying red blood cells.

March 25, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), March 2019 — According to the U.S.

March 22, 2019

BERLIN (DE), March 2019 — When a muscle grows or a muscle injury heals, some of the stem cells develop into new muscle cells.

March 22, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), March 2019 — When it comes to regeneration, some animals are capable of amazing feats — if you cut the leg off a salamander, for example, it will grow back.

March 18, 2019

OSAKA (JP), March 2019 — Blood cells have a wide variety of functions ranging from supplying oxygen to tissues, fighting infections and enabling the blood to clot upon injury.

March 18, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), March 2019 — Human cells shed exosomes.

March 14, 2019

EAST LANSING, MI (US), March 2019 — The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate.

March 14, 2019

UTRECHT (NL), March 2019 — Scientists from Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht and Hubrecht Institute have successfully created kidney organoids from urine cells.

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