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Skin Cells Reprogrammed Into Brain Cells

Skin Cells Reprogrammed Into Brain Cells

Provided by Julia Evangelou Strait, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately...

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2014-10-29 16:28:19

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report The "Cell Expansion Market by Product (Reagent, Media, Serum, Bioreactors, Centrifuge), Cell Type (human, animal), Application (Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Diagnostics), End User (Hospital, Biotechnology, Cell Bank) - Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current...

2014-10-24 23:03:52

Americord launches revolutionary process, Cord Blood 2.0™ to preserve up to twice as many stem cells in umbilical cord blood. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Americord Registry announced today the launch of Cord Blood 2.0™, its innovative cord blood banking system that can collect and preserve up to twice as many stem cells as traditional cord blood collections. “Traditional cord blood banking is outdated,” said Americord CEO Martin Smithmyer. “Cord Blood 2.0™ for cord...

2014-10-24 08:26:04

National Stem Cell Foundation and Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation announce partnership to fund stem cell research for regeneration and repair. LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today they have partnered to fund innovative adult stem cell research for the regeneration and repair of musculoskeletal tissues. The collaboration between...

2014-10-20 20:25:44

LONDON, Oct.20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Stem cell developers and producers - discover companies' R&D and revenue prospects Who are the top stem cell developers and producers? And what are their sales potentials? Visiongain's new report shows you their outlooks from 2014. There you discover therapies, sales results, trends, opportunities, and predictions of revenues. That way you find data and analysis on cellular technologies with potential to improve human...

2014-10-19 12:21:17

Study produces unprecedented model to study intestinal diseases CINCINNATI, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have successfully transplanted "organoids" of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into mice - creating an unprecedented model for studying diseases of the intestine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Reporting their results Oct. 19 online in Nature Medicine, scientists from Cincinnati...

2014-10-14 23:12:24

Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) was one of only eleven new companies selected to present their leading technologies and immediate commercial development goals in the “Next Generation Presentation” series at the 7th Annual BioPharm America™ International Partnering Conference held in Boston from September 22-24. This week, a video of the ASCTC presentation given by the company’s founder and director Dr. James L. Sherley has been released for public access....

Engineers Use 3-D Gaming Gear To Give Biologists Eye-Opening Look At Cells In Action
2014-10-07 03:15:22

Provided by Britt Faulstick, Drexel University For hundreds of years biologists have studied cells through the lens of a microscope. With a little help from a team of engineers at Drexel University, these scientists could soon be donning 3-D glasses in a home-theater-like lab to take their own fantastic voyage into the petri dish. Dr. Andrew Cohen, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering in the College of Engineering, is leading a group of researchers who are...

2014-10-05 08:21:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen, Inc., a company that focuses on the development and commercialization of instrument systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and cell culture, announced today that it has secured additional financing from Bay City Capital, LLC, a San Francisco-based life sciences venture capital firm. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141002/150061 Bay City Capital invested...

heart hybrid patch
2014-10-02 02:30:31

American Friends of Tel Aviv University TAU researcher harnesses gold nanoparticles to engineer novel biocompatible cardiac patch Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac tissue engineering. Dr. Tal Dvir and his graduate student Michal Shevach of TAU's Department of Biotechnology, Department of...

2014-09-30 23:22:37

In a recent online interview by the Pharma IQ Division of the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D., the Director of the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) discussed the state of technology for drug evaluations for stem cell toxicity. As an expert on the topic, Dr. Sherley emphasized that, currently, few technologies exist for screening-out drug candidates that will ultimately fail as medicines due to toxicity against stem cells...


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Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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