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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.

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
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.