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Latest Regeneration Stories

2013-06-20 12:03:57

In a study published in the June 19 online edition of the journal Nature, a scientific team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine visually monitored the dynamic cellular events that take place when cardiac regeneration occurs in zebrafish after cardiac ventricular injury.

2013-06-13 10:51:05

Mammals possess the remarkable ability to regenerate a lost fingertip, including the nail, nerves and even bone.

Skin Regeneration May Help Burn Victims
2013-06-04 08:47:33

Anthony Metcalfe, professor of burns and wounds at the University of Brighton, led a team of researchers who are attempting to restart the process of skin regeneration in burn victims.

2013-06-03 13:30:35

Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have determined the role of a key growth factor, found in skin cells of limited quantities in humans, which helps hair follicles form and regenerate during the wound healing process.

Macrophages Key In Salamander Regeneration
2013-05-21 15:06:03

Based on experiments with Mexican salamanders, researchers have found that elements of a salamander’s immune system called macrophages play a key role in enabling the regenerative process.

2013-04-22 14:15:38

UC San Francisco scientists have discovered that muscle repair requires the action of two types of cells better known for causing inflammation and forming fat.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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