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More Effective Diabetes Treatment From Betatrophin Hormone
2013-04-26 04:57:18

A hormone known as betatrophin could be the key to new, more effective treatments for type 2 diabetes, researchers from the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have discovered.

2008-08-08 15:00:00

By ELIE DOLGIN and MARK JOHNSON Harvard scientists have reprogrammed the cells of patients with various genetic illnesses back to an embryonic state, creating a bank of cells that researchers can use to study and fight disease.

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2008-08-08 13:15:00

Scientists at Harvard have successfully created stem cells for 10 genetic disorders by using a new technique.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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