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

April 8, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), April 2019 — For some cancers, initial treatment with chemotherapy brings positive but only temporary results: Tumors shrink, but then rebound as t

April 4, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), March 2019 — Encapsulating human stem cell-derived beta cells in microcapsules made with a protein that repels key immune cells restored glucose metabolism in diabetic mice and protected the cells fr

April 4, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), March 2019 —A team of researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine developed a method to grow and maintain olfactory stem cells in culture, which can then be used to restore tissue in the nose.

April 1, 2019

BETHESDA, MD (US), March 2019 — A new study led by scientists in the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) sheds light on one way that tumors may continue to grow despite the presenc

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.

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