MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE and BOSTON, MA (US), October 2018 — A team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue culture models for the central nervous system that mimic structural and functional features of the brain and demonstrate neural acti
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GENEVA, (CH), October 2018 — Among several forms of pancreatic cancer, one of them affects specifically women, often young. How is this possible, even though the pancreas is an organ with little exposure to sex hormones?
ATLANTA, GA (US), October 2018 — Cells’ metabolic needs are not uniform across the brain, researchers have learned.
DENVER, CO (US), October 2018 — CDK1 is a "normal" protein — its presence drives cells through the cycle of replication. And MHC Class I molecules are "normal" as well — they present bits of proteins on the surfaces of cells for examination by the immune system.
BOULDER, CO (US), October 2018 — University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered a key mechanism by which skin begins to develop in embryos, shedding light on the genetic roots of birth defects like cleft palate and paving the way for development of mo
TOKYO (JP), October 2018 — A research group led by scientists from Showa University and the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Japan have, for the first time, succeeded in growing three-dimensional salivary gland tissue that, when implanted into mice, produced saliv
QUEENSLAND (AU), October 2018 — How do you mend an injured heart? We don’t yet know – but the answer is likely to lie in how the heart builds itself in the developing embryo, one cell at a time.
NEW YORK, NY (US), October 2018 — A specific protein called TEAD1 is an important regulator of tumor migration in glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults.
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN (NL), October 2018 — A technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants,
GENEVA (CH), October 2018 — The definitive architecture of the mammalian body is established shortly after implantation of the embryo in the uterus.