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2014-01-08 12:29:40

HOLLISTON, Mass., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era long, long ago, there was only one way to make something grow--seed it, feed it, water it, love it, give it some sunshine. Today, there are many more ways to make something "grow." We are living in a new era, one in which the science and technology is here to regenerate tissue and organs, not just from lab rats, but also from cows and humans. Recently, the world's first synthetic hamburger was made out of meat from the muscle...

Researchers Discover How Calcium Phosphate Can Make Stem Cells Become Bone-building Cells
2014-01-07 08:10:29

University of California, San Diego With the help of biomimetic matrices, a research team led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego has discovered exactly how calcium phosphate can coax stem cells to become bone-building cells. This work is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the week of Jan. 6, 2014. UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering professor Shyni Varghese and colleagues have traced a surprising pathway from these biomaterials...

Public Endorses Stem Cell Research
2014-01-03 08:36:00

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Early reports indicate that lay opinions regarding stem cell research with stem cells made from skin or other tissues, known as induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), are generally positive, despite several ethical concerns. Regardless of personal benefit, most patients indicated during focus group discussions that they would be will to participate in iPSC. When considering donating tissue, patients raised concern regarding...

New Hope For Stem Cells For Application In Regenerative Medicine
2013-12-17 14:15:58

[ Watch The Video: Reprogramming Adult Somatic Cells to Pluripotency ] The Journal of Visualized Experiments Today, December 17, JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, has published a novel technique that could resolve a snag in stem cell research for application in regenerative medicine—a strategy for reprograming cells in vivo to act like stem cells that forgoes the risk of causing tumors. Dr. Kostas Kostarelos, principal investigator of the Nanomedicine Lab at the...

2013-12-09 23:22:07

Generating new cardiac muscle from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) and/or induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) could fulfill the demand for therapeutic applications and drug testing. The production of a similar population of these cells remains a major limitation, but in a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, researchers now believe they have found a way to do this. Durham, NC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Generating new cardiac muscle from human embryonic stem cells...

2013-12-06 23:04:51

Transparency Market Research published a new "Global Stem Cells Market (Adult, Human Embryonic , Induced Pluripotent, Rat-Neural etc)- Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. To browse the report with request TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/stem-cells-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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