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

November 19, 2018

DENVER, CO (US), November 2018 — Think of energy metabolism like a party popper: Ripping something apart releases a bang. Most of your cells rip apart sugar to release the "bang" of energy.

November 14, 2018

STOCKHOLM (SE), November 2018 — Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a protein that determines the identity and invasive properties of breast cancer cells.

November 14, 2018

HAMBURG (DE), November 2018 — Researchers have developed a way to grow human heart tissue that can serve as a model for the upper chambers of the heart (the atria).

November 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ (US), November 2018 — Rutgers scientists have created a tiny, biodegradable scaffold to transplant stem cells and deliver drugs, which may help treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, aging brain degeneration, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries.

November 12, 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI (US), November 2018 — Skeletal stem cells are valuable because it’s thought they can heal many types of bone injury, but they’re difficult to find because researchers don’t know exactly what they look like or where they live.

November 4, 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), November 2018 — A cancer therapy based on fusing two types of cells into a single unit shows promise in strengthening existing treatments for acute myeloid leukemia.

November 4, 2018

MELBOURNE, (AU), November 2018 — High blood pressure, or hypertension, is thought to be a leading risk factor for heart disease, although the process by which it does so is not completely understood. But now sci

November 2, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, (UK), October 2018 —Researchers have developed a three-dimensional “organ on a chip” that enables real-time continuous monitoring of cells and could be used to develop new treatments for disease while reducing the number of animals used in research. 

October 31, 2018

New Rochelle, NY, October 2018 — Researchers have performed a careful comparison between locally generated, ischemia-induced, multipotent stem cells (iSCs) and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) in an effort to determine which cell type has greater central nervo