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Mesp1 Gene Triggers Stem Cells To Become Heart, Blood Or Muscle
2013-05-03 18:37:33

When geneticists began work on what they thought was a regulatory gene, they probably had no idea their work would redefine the tiny snippet of genetic material as a key player in stem cell differentiation.

2013-01-03 15:33:40

When a young athlete dies unexpectedly on the basketball court or the football field, it's both shocking and tragic.

2012-10-26 00:56:31

Researchers at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) have successfully created a human heart cell model of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), an inherited heart muscle disorder which puts one at high risk of developing life-threatening arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.

2012-08-06 10:56:42

Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.

Regenerative Medicine Could Get Boost From Embryonic Blood Vessels
2012-08-03 09:48:46

Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) recently discovered that the embryonic endothelium, where the blood stem cells are produced in early development, has more plasticity than originally anticipated.

2012-07-17 15:17:49

A detailed study of heart muscle function in mice has uncovered evidence to explain why exercise is beneficial for heart function in type 2 diabetes.

Stem Cells To Aid In Heart-Related Research
2012-06-21 07:17:08

Pumping vigorously night and day, the heart is clearly one of the most important organs in the human body. It is also one of the most delicate parts of the body.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.