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Latest Regeneration Stories

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.

2011-05-16 19:24:39

Most people don't think worms are cool.

2011-05-16 18:28:19

What does it take to regenerate a limb?

2011-05-12 22:44:27

If pending clinical trials prove successful, a new discovery published in The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) could represent a major scientific leap toward human tissue regeneration and engineering.

2011-05-12 22:20:21

Ever since animals, such as lizards and starfish, were observed regenerating missing body parts, people have wondered where the new tissues come from.

2011-05-12 22:18:51

A seldom-studied gene known as notum plays a key role in the planarian's regeneration decision-making process.

2011-05-12 22:15:50

A single adult cell from one of the most impressive masters of regeneration in the animal kingdom – the planarian – is all it takes to build a completely functional new worm, researchers have learned.

2011-05-09 13:20:16

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have established a new method to patch a damaged heart using a tissue-engineering platform that enables heart tissue to repair itself.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.