Latest Juan Carlos Stories

2010-03-25 08:37:23

Cellular grown-ups outperform stem cells in cardiac repair Bony fish like the tiny zebrafish have a remarkable ability that mammals can only dream of: if you lop off a chunk of their heart they swim sluggishly for a few days but within a month appear perfectly normal. How they accomplish this "” or, more importantly, why we can't "” is one of the significant questions in regenerative medicine today. In a paper published in the March 25, 2010 issue of Nature, researchers working at...

2009-08-09 12:35:00

A collaborative study by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies uncovered that the tumor suppressor p53, which made its name as "guardian of the genome", not only stops cells that could become cancerous in their tracks but also controls somatic cell reprogramming.Although scientists have learned how to reprogram adult human cells such as skin cells into so-called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), the reprogramming efficiency is still woefully low. The Salk study,...

2009-01-27 09:00:00

King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia Will Visit Historic Florida City Feb. 18-19 PENSACOLA, Fla., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Pensacola, Inc., along with city officials announced today that King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia will visit the city during its 450th anniversary celebration. Pensacola, founded by Spain in 1559, is one of the first European settlements in the United States. "A visit from King Juan Carlos I is the highlight of the city's year-long celebration," said Mayor John...

2006-06-28 18:51:46

By Hugh Bronstein BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombian soldiers killed the rebel leader overseeing a campaign to take over a central part of the country abandoned by right-wing militias who pulled out after peace talks, the army said on Wednesday. The guerrilla commander known as "Juan Carlos" was killed in a battle with government troops on Tuesday in the central province of Santander. He was on the 25-member military strategy committee of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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