TSUKUBA (JP), — Embryonic stem cells have the potential to differentiate into any type of cell in the human body.
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MENLO PARK, CA (US), — Scientists are experimenting with ways to selectively target the body’s blood-making cells for destruction.
AARHUS (DK), November 2019 — Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are distinguished by their dual ability to self-renew and their potential to differentiate, both of which require tight regulatory control.
WÜRZBURG (DE), November 2019 — In 2006, Japanese researchers came up with a new way of creating pluripotent stem cells through epigenetic reprogramming of connective tissue cells.
Brussels (BE), November 2019 — The brain cortex, the outside layer of our brain often referred to as grey matter, is one of the most complex structures found in living organisms. It gives us the advanced cognitive abilities that distinguish us from other animals.
LONDON (UK), November 2019 — A protein that drives growth of pancreatic cancer, and which could be a target for new treatments, has been identified by researchers at the Francis Crick Institute.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), November 2019 — An upcoming clinical trial at Children's National Hospital will harness cardiopulmonary bypass as a delivery mechanism for a novel intervention designed to stimulate brain growth and repair in children who undergo cardiac surgery for congeni
HOUSTON, TX (US), November 2019 — In the world of cancer biology, not all biomarkers are created equal.
NEW YORK, NY (US), November 2019 — Some of the deadliest skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair, and originate in hair follicles rather than in skin layers, a new study finds.
NEW YORK, NY (US), November 2019 — Researchers at Columbia University were able to grow fully functional lungs in mouse embryos using transplanted stem cells.