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2011-08-29 12:11:44

Scientists at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have discovered that a mysterious class of large RNAs plays a central role in embryonic development, contrary to the dogma that proteins alone are the master regulators of this process.

2011-08-17 13:20:43

Stem cell researchers at UCLA have discovered that three types of cells derived from human embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells are similar to each other, but are much more developmentally immature than previously thought when compared to those same cell types taken directly from human tissue.

2011-08-15 12:19:46

Like fine chefs, scientists are seemingly approaching a day when they will be able to make nearly any type of tissue from human embryonic stem cells.

2011-08-11 07:30:00

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) announced today the recent launch of its Innovative Research Grant Program.

2011-08-10 06:44:15

New scientific findings are crucial for infertility research and treatment and for a more comprehensive understanding of germ cell biology in general.

2011-08-04 14:03:25

Researchers have found a way to turn mouse embryonic stem cells into sperm.

2011-07-19 13:20:54

Oncogenes are generally thought to be genes that, when mutated, change healthy cells into cancerous tumor cells.

2011-07-13 23:25:15

Stem cells from early embryos can be coaxed into becoming a diverse array of specialized cells to revive and repair different areas of the body.

2011-07-07 20:27:20

Human stem cells have the ability to become any cell type in the human body, but when it comes to their destination they know where they want to go.

2011-07-05 06:00:00

MADISON, Wis., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) today announced receipt of a research grant award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to investigate the mechanisms underlying Left Ventricular Hypertrophy.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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