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

July 26, 2021

ZURICH (CH), July 2021 — Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a cell culture test to detect substances that are directly or indirectly harmful to embryos.

July 22, 2021

MUNICH (DE), July 2021 — In addition to chemical factors, mechanical influences play an important role in the natural growth of human organs such as kidneys, lungs and mammary glands – but also in the development of tumors.

July 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC (US), July 2021 — Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

July 19, 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), July 2021 — The sensory cells in the inner ear and the touch receptors in the skin actually have a lot in common, according to a new study from the University of Southern California stem cell laboratory of Neil Segil,

July 16, 2021

HEIDELBERG (DE) (July 2021)  — For the first time, scientists from the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) partner site in Essen/Düsseldorf have discovered stem cells of the hematopoietic system in glioblastomas, the most aggressive form of brain tumor.

July 14, 2021

KUMAMOTO (JP), July 2021 — A research collaboration based in Kumamoto University, Japan has discovered that muscles and the resident stem cells (satellite cells) responsible for muscle regeneration retain memory of their location in the body.

July 12, 2021

LONDON (UK), July 2021 — Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have found a vital mechanism, previously thought to have disappeared as mammals evolved, that helps protect mammalian stem cells from RNA viruses such as SARS-CoV-2 and Zika virus.

July 8, 2021

STOCKHOLM (SE), July 2021 — Using an experimental model to simulate the blood-brain barrier, scientists havedetailed how antioxidants protect the brain from inflammation caused by such neurodegenerative diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson's.

July 6, 2021

FUKUOKA, JP (July 2021) — Medical researchers led by Kyushu University have revealed a possible underlying genetic pathway behind the neurological dysfunction of Rett syndrome.

July 6, 2021

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (US), July 2021 — The tiny mouse embryo has a heart that beats. Its muscles, blood vessels, gut and nervous system are beginning to develop.

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