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2013-07-08 12:13:59

Children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy often die as young adults from heart and breathing complications.

2010-12-10 13:40:03

For years, scientists have tried to understand why children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy experience severe muscle wasting and eventual death.

2010-08-05 16:39:11

Tissue regeneration a la salamanders and newts seems like it should be the stuff of science fiction.

2009-05-06 09:15:14

Even cells aren't immune to peer pressure. Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have now shown that skin cells can be coaxed to behave like muscle cells

2008-12-15 09:22:19

Research will be presented at American Society for Cell Biology conferenceThe first demonstration that a single adult stem cell can self-renew in a mammal was reported at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) 48th Annual Meeting, Dec. 13-17, 2008 in San Francisco.The transplanted adult stem cell and its differentiated descendants restored lost function to mice with hind limb muscle tissue damage.The adult stem cells used in the study, conducted at Stanford University, were isolated...


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.