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Stem cells are essential building blocks for all organisms, from plants to humans.
A Japanese research team has developed a promising new treatment for heart failure by growing sheets of new heart muscle tissue from stem cells.
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.
This summer's action film, "The Amazing Spider-Man™," is another match-up between the superhero and his nemesis the Lizard.
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.
For the first time, researchers have converted scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into regenerated heart muscle using microRNA.
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.
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