RALEIGH, NC (US), November 2020 — According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide in recent years.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
SÃO PAULO (BR), November 2020 — Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have discovered that the muscle regeneration promoted by aerobic exercise is mediated by changes in oxygen consumption by satellite cells, also known as skeletal muscle stem cells.
KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), November 2020 — Plants have veins that transport nutrients throughout their whole body. These veins are organized in a highly ordered manner.
SINGAPORE, November 2020 — Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, have developed a novel microcarrier for large-scale cell production and expansion that offers higher yield and cost-effectiveness compar
Seoul (KR), October 2020 - According to the Mayo Clinic, about 15 percent of couples are infertile, and male infertility plays a role in over a third of these cases. Often, problems with sperm development are to blame.
MARTINSRIED (DE), October 2020 ¾ Leukemia frequently originates from the so-called leukemic stem cell, which resides in a tumor promoting and protecting niche within the bone marrow.
Cambridge (UK), October 2020 — “Mini-lungs” grown from tissue donated to Cambridge hospitals have provided a team of scientists from South Korea and the United Kingdom with important insights into how COVID-19 damages the lungs.
DURHAM, NC (US), October 2020 — A team of Duke University researchers has developed a lab-grown living lung model that mimics the tiny air sacs of the lungs where coronavirus infection and serious lung damage take place.
BOSTON, MA (US), October 2020 — For the first time, researchers have successfully created airway basal stem cells in vitro from induced pluripotent stem cells by reprogramming blood cells taken from patients.
NASHVILLE, TN (US), October 2020 - Vanderbilt University researchers have reported the counterintuitive discovery that certain chemotherapeutic agents used to treat tumors can have the opposite effect of tissue overgro