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2012-05-24 19:37:10

Stem cells are essential building blocks for all organisms, from plants to humans.

2012-05-17 23:01:14

A Japanese research team has developed a promising new treatment for heart failure by growing sheets of new heart muscle tissue from stem cells.

2012-05-15 19:15:39

Scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have discovered that mice that lack a gene called Snf2l have brains that are 35 per cent larger than normal.

2012-05-10 14:02:25

This summer's action film, "The Amazing Spider-Man™," is another match-up between the superhero and his nemesis the Lizard.

2012-04-27 11:38:14

Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have shown the ability to turn scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into heart muscle cells using a new process that eliminates the need for stem cell transplant.

2012-04-27 11:36:50

For the first time, researchers have converted scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into regenerated heart muscle using microRNA.

2012-04-24 09:38:42

A research team at Tulane University will report this week that the application of high levels of oxygen to a severed bone facilitates bone regrowth, study results that may one day hold promise for injured soldiers, diabetics and other accident victims.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.