CINCINNATI, OH (US), August 2018 — Scientists may be on the road to solving the mystery of a group of mostly incurable blood diseases called myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), which cause people to have immature, malfunctioning bone marrow cells that fuel a diverse set of health pr
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.
DENVER, CO (US), August 2018 — A new study describes significant progress toward a more complete humanized mouse model.
ANN ARBOR, MI (US), August 2018 — Nearly one in eight couples in the U.S. face infertility, and about half of those cases can be attributed to semen abnormalities in the male partner.
NEW YORK, NY (US), August 2018 — Researchers at Mount Sinai have successfully restored vision in mice through activating retinal stem cells, something that has never been done before.
COLLEGE STATION, TX (US), August 2018 — Formation of new blood vessels, a process also known as angiogenesis, is one of the major clinical challenges in wound healing and tissue implants.
COPENHAGEN, (DK), August 2018 — The cells in our body divide constantly throughout life. But how do cells remember whether to develop into a skin, liver or intestinal cell? It's a question that has puzzled scientists for many years.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), August 2018 — While pigs still cannot fly, researchers have discovered that the hearts of newborn piglets do have one remarkable ability: They can almost completely heal themselves after experimental heart attacks.
TSUKUBA, (JP), August 2018 — Many studies have attempted to identify a single transcription factor that can induce formation of mesoderm, an early layer in embryonic development, without help from other cellular proteins. None have been successful, until now.
EXETER, (UK), August 2018 — Key aspects of the aging of human cells can be reversed by new compounds developed at the University of Exeter, research shows.
LA JOLLA, CA (US), August 2018 — Using just a microscope, Italian surgeon Francesco Durante was struck by the similarities between cells in the most malignant cancers and the embryonic cells of the organ in which the cancer originated.