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2014-04-10 16:17:27

As multicellular creatures go, planaria worms are hardly glamorous.

Study Casts Doubt On Heart Regeneration In Mammals
2014-04-04 15:19:02

The mammalian heart has generally been considered to lack the ability to repair itself after injury, but a 2011 study in newborn mice challenged this view, providing evidence for complete regeneration after resection of 10% of the apex, the lowest part of the heart.

regeneration of zebrafish fin
2014-03-30 06:37:34

The reason why some animals can regenerate tissues after severe organ loss or amputation while others, such as humans, cannot renew some structures has always intrigued scientists.

2014-03-13 23:22:29

Bioquark Inc., a company focused on the development of novel biologic based products to alter the regulatory state of human tissues and organs, with the goal of curing a wide range of diseases,

2014-03-04 16:15:59

In a study that began in a pair of infant siblings with a rare heart defect, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a key molecular switch that regulates heart cell division and normally turns the process off around the time of birth.

2014-01-23 23:21:30

Bioquark Inc., a company focused on the development of novel biologic based products to alter the regulatory state of human tissues and organs, with the goal of curing a wide range of diseases,

2013-12-27 10:29:35

Stem cell-based gene therapy holds promise for the treatment of devastating genetic skin diseases, but the long-term clinical outcomes of this approach have been unclear.

Sca1 Stem Cells Replace Steadily Ageing Heart Muscle Cells
2013-12-02 14:59:22

Up until a few years ago, the common school of thought held that the mammalian heart had very little regenerative capacity. However, scientists now know that heart muscle cells constantly regenerate, albeit at a very low rate.


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'.