Baltimore, MD (US), May 2019 —Johns Hopkins University scientists report that adult cells reprogrammed to become primitive stem cells, called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), make tiny “cargo packets” able to deliver potentially restorative or repairing proteins, antibodie
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LOS ANGELES, CA (US), May 2019 — How do bones heal, and how could they heal better?
JERUSALEM (ISR), May 2019 — A new, groundbreaking study by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) found a way to transform skin cells into the three major stem cell types that comprise early-stage embryos.
NEUHERBERG (DE), May 2019 — Induced pluripotent stem cells can turn into any type of cell in the body or remain in their original form.
KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), May 2019 — If plants are injured, cells adjacent to the wound fill the gaps with their daughter cells.
BALTIMORE, MD (US), April 2019 — A subset of the stem cells in hair follicles have the potential to regenerate the coating that insulates neurons in mice, according to a study led by Thomas Hornyak, M.D., Ph.D., of the VA Maryland Health Care Sy
MATSUMOTO (JP), April 2019 — A team of Japanese researchers has for the first time demonstrated how to preserve frozen animal cells without a cryoprotectant agent (CPA), a substance that can protect biological material from freezing damage.
SINGAPORE, April 2019 — A study by Duke-NUS Medical School has found that members of the multiprotein “Integrator complex,” known for its role in gene regulation, are crucial for healthy brain development in fruit flies.
TORONTO, ONT (CA), April 2019 — Glioblastoma is one of the most devastating forms of cancer, with few existing treatment options. It is also a leading cause of cancer-related death in children and young adults.
TOKYO (JP), April 2019 — It takes a lot of connections to create human intelligence. Brain function depends on contacts between multiple regions within the brain.