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Could Stem Cells Cure Baldness?
2011-09-02 05:33:26

Researchers from Yale University may have found a genetically natural cure for baldness - stem cells that tell a person's hair when it's time to grow.

2011-08-15 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today announced that it has appointed Diane Jorkasky, M.D., who recently joined Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development and Chief Medical Officer, to its Board of Directors.

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2011-08-11 06:25:00

Flatworms provide new insight into organ regeneration and the evolution of mammalian kidneys.

2011-08-09 12:14:34

Stem cell researchers at UCLA have uncovered for the first time why adult human cardiac myocytes have lost their ability to proliferate, perhaps explaining why the human heart has little regenerative capacity.

2011-08-04 14:07:16

Recent studies have shown that the heart contains cardiac stem cells that can contribute to regeneration and healing during disease and aging.

2011-07-13 09:45:00

DAYTON, Ohio, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have been wrong for 250 years about a fundamental aspect of tissue regeneration, according to a University of Dayton biologist who says his recent discovery is good news for humans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110103/DC23496LOGO) Watch University of Dayton biologist Panagiotis Tsonis explain his discovery: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X4fqVNjwJI In research published in Nature Communications this month,...

2011-07-05 23:18:33

Researchers of the Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology (BIMSB) at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch have gained new insights into planarian flatworms, which are an attractive model for stem cell biology and regeneration.

2011-05-25 13:57:19

New information has come to light explaining how injured skin cells and touch-sensing nerve fibers coordinate their regeneration during wound healing.

2011-05-20 07:26:26

A newly discovered group of stem cells from normal adult human lungs have the ability to regenerate virtually all parts of an injured mouse lung.

2011-05-17 12:58:06

A team led by developmental biologist Professor Christophe Marcelle has nailed the mechanism that causes stem cells in the embryo to differentiate into specialised cells that form the skeletal muscles of animals’ bodies.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.