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Researchers Study Hellbender Salamanders For Answers For Global Amphibian Decline
2011-12-20 10:43:34

A new study co-authored by University of Florida researchers on the endangered Ozark Hellbender giant salamander is the first to detail its skin microbes, the bacteria and fungi that defend against pathogens.

Hydrogel Helps Grow New, Scar-free Skin For 3rd Degree Burn Patients
2011-12-14 05:33:03

Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a jelly-like material and wound treatment method that, in early experiments on skin damaged by severe burns, appeared to regenerate healthy, scar-free tissue.

Changes In Bioelectric Signals Cause Tadpoles To Grow Eyes In Back, Tail
2011-12-09 03:55:59

For the first time, scientists have altered natural bioelectrical communication among cells to directly specify the type of new organ to be created at a particular location within a vertebrate organism.

2011-12-07 22:46:28

University of California, Berkeley, neuroscientists have discovered a genetic trigger that makes the nose renew its smell sensors, providing hope for new therapies for people who have lost their sense of smell due to trauma or old age.

2011-12-06 06:51:56

A newly discovered and flourishing pool of stem cells in the heart has the ability for long-term expansion, and can form a variety of cell types, including muscle, bone, neural and heart cells.

2011-12-05 13:01:24

Damage to podocytes -- a specialized type of epithelial cell in the kidney -- occurs in more than 90 percent of all chronic kidney disease.

Stem cell research
2011-12-03 11:49:12

Researchers have identified a new and relatively abundant pool of stem cells in the heart.

2011-11-29 19:05:00

A team of scientists from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and CellThera, a private company located in WPI's Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center, have regenerated functional muscle tissue in mice, opening the door for a new clinical therapy to treat people who suffer major muscle trauma.

2011-11-28 17:13:10

In liver disease, extent of tissue damage depends on the balance between the generation of scar tissue and the regeneration of new liver cells.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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