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Scientists Build Embryonic Stem Cells With A 3D Printer
2013-02-05 10:24:52

According to a new report in the journal Biofabrication, Scottish scientists have used cutting edge 3D printing techniques to arrange human embryonic stem cells (hESC) into novel three-dimensional spheroids.

Stem Cells And Your Taste Buds
2013-02-04 12:47:32

As stem cell research progresses, scientists are becoming more and more specialized in studying the types of cells and tissues that they generate.

2013-01-29 16:48:09

Many different tissues and organs form from pluripotent stem cells during embryonic development.

2013-01-11 13:06:15

Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute have for the first time demonstrated that baboon embryonic stem cells can be programmed to completely restore a severely damaged artery.

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Stem Cell Funding
2013-01-08 10:45:39

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would not hear an appeal from two scientists attempting to derail government-funded research with embryonic stem cells.

2013-01-03 20:49:13

When an embryonic stem cell is in the first stage of its development it has the potential to grow into any type of cell in the body, a state scientists call undifferentiated.

2013-01-03 15:28:29

Researchers from the RIKEN Research Centre for Allergy and Immunology in Japan report today that they have succeeded for the first time in creating cancer-specific, immune system cells called killer T lymphocytes, from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells).

Harnessing Patients' Own Immune Cells To Fight Disease Using Revolutionary Techniques
2013-01-03 13:11:52

The human body contains immune cells programmed to fight cancer and viral infections, but they often have short lifespans and are not numerous enough to overcome attacks by particularly aggressive malignancies or invasions.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.