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

January 15, 2019

BARCELONA (ESP), January 2019 — Researchers from the University of Barcelona have shown that defective versions of human brain cells called astrocytes are linked to the buildup of a toxic protein that is the hallmark

January 15, 2019

GOTHENBURG (SWE), January 2019 — Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, in collaboration with research groups in Finland, Canada and Slovenia, have discovered a nove

January 15, 2019

ABU DHABI (UAE), January 2019 — A new study suggests for the first time that actin, a cytoskeleton protein found in the cell, is critical to regulating the genome — the genetic material of an organism — during the fo

January 7, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2019 — Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that detection of “copy editing” by a stem cell enzyme called ADAR1, which is active in more than 20

January 7, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), January 2019 — Our bodies hold roughly 14 trillion cells, each containing a nucleus with DNA measuring two meters long by 20 atoms wide.

January 2, 2019

MADRID (ESP), December 2018 — Myelofibrosis is a severe and very rare hematological disease for which treatment has only been partially effective to date.

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

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