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Researchers Discover How To Change Cell Types By Flipping A Single Switch
2013-12-04 13:05:09

With few exceptions, cells don't change type once they have become specialized — a heart cell, for example, won't suddenly become a brain cell. However, new findings by researchers at UC Santa Barbara have identified a method for changing one cell type into another in a process called forced transdifferentiation.

Scientists Create Functional Lungs Using Human Stem Cells
2013-12-02 12:40:54

Scientists from Columbia University Medical Center have reported they have successfully used human stem cells to create functional lung and airway cells.

Scientists Generate 'Mini-kidney' Structures From Human Stem Cells For The First Time
2013-11-18 11:37:04

Diseases affecting the kidneys represent a major and unsolved health issue worldwide. The kidneys rarely recover function once they are damaged by disease, highlighting the urgent need for better knowledge of kidney development and physiology.

2013-11-15 23:23:42

Learn How Stem Cell Therapy May Be Used in Various Chronic, Degenerative Conditions at a Series of Free Public Seminars Hosted By the Miami Stem Cell Treatment Center Miami,


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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