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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.

2013-11-21 13:05:17

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that two separate species of salamander differ in the way their muscles grow back in lost body parts.

2013-11-19 13:08:33

Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute have discovered a new way to dramatically improve heart repair.

Reproductive Trait In Fish Impedes Tissue Regeneration
2013-10-14 11:46:23

New research on the reproductive habits of zebrafish offers an explanation as to why some animals' bodies repair tissues.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.