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

October 31, 2018

PARIS, (FR), October 2018 — While stem cells have the most therapeutic potential, the benefits of regenerative medicine may best be mobilized using extracellular vesicles (EVs.

October 29, 2018

STANFORD, CA (US), October 2018 — Adult mouse skeletal stem cells in the jaw revert to a more developmentally flexible state when called upon to regenerate large portions of bone and tissue, according to a study by r

October 29, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), October 2018 — Patients with blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma are often treated by irradiating their bone marrow to destroy the diseased cells. After the treatment, patients are vulnerable to infection and fatigue until new blood cells grow back.

October 26, 2018

ATLANTA, GA (US), October 2018 — Researchers have demonstrated an integrated technique for monitoring specific biomolecules, such as growth factors, that could indicate the health of living cell cultures produced for

October 25, 2018

URBANA, IL (US), October 2018 — A new study by scientists at the University of Illinois, Urbana, demonstrates for the first time that stem cell proliferation is directly controlled by the autonomic nervous system (ANS).

October 23, 2018

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

October 22, 2018

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?

October 22, 2018

ATLANTA, GA (US), October 2018 — Cells’ metabolic needs are not uniform across the brain, researchers have learned.

October 17, 2018

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.

October 17, 2018

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