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3D miniature lungs
2015-03-25 09:55:21

Researchers from the University of Michigan have cooked-up the perfect recipe for growing miniature, three-dimensional human lungs from stem cells, but you won’t find this recipe in a cookbook – it appears in the latest edition of the journal eLife.

2014-07-10 12:34:40

The pluripotency factor NANOG regulates cell proliferation in epithelia of the skin and oesophagus in adult organisms; blocking the action of the gene diminishes the capacity of tumour cells to divide

2014-05-23 11:10:34

What do sled dogs and cell clusters have in common?

2013-10-15 12:20:24

Villi are small epithelial protrusions that serve to increase the surface area of the gut for efficient nutrient absorption.

2013-07-22 10:23:36

Constructing a body is like building a house—if you compromise structural integrity, the edifice can collapse.

2013-07-18 23:18:21

ChansPorter™ Assays, developed by ChanTest, provide the best means possible for measuring the functional activity of important pharmaceutical targets, including the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane

2013-06-27 12:39:52

Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made a major advancement in understanding tissue development that has important implications for cancer.

2012-12-24 15:16:17

Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified how cells know which way up they need to be.

2012-12-19 15:16:02

Scarring of the airways can lead to long-term breathing problems for some people exposed to high levels of chlorine gas from events such as an industrial accident, chemical spill following a train derailment or terroristic chemical warfare.


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