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2011-02-02 20:32:41

Reprogramming adult cells to recapture their youthful "can-do-it-all" attitude appears to leave an indelible mark, found researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

2011-01-04 09:15:00

We’re all familiar with the saying, 'you are what you eat'.

2010-08-05 16:33:21

Scientists at the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found a new way to make beating heart cells from the body's own cells that could help regenerate damaged hearts.

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2010-06-30 06:37:19

TAU develops method for tracking adult stem cells as they regress.

2010-04-21 09:18:28

Scientists at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have recently generated significant single cell expression data crucial for a detailed molecular understanding of mammalian development from fertilization to embryo implantation, a process known as the preimplantation period.

2010-04-05 14:40:44

Multipotent stem cells have the capacity to develop into different types of cells by reprogramming their DNA to turn on different combinations of genes, a process called "differentiation."

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2010-03-15 10:45:00

Groundbreaking stem cell researcher Rudolf Jaenisch has been named the "hottest" researcher in the world, topping a list released Monday by Thomson Reuters' Science Watch.

2010-02-04 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate Therapeutics, Inc. received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S.

2010-02-03 16:48:09

Increasing numbers of research studies clearly demonstrate that genetics alone cannot explain the diversity of living organisms, reports Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN).

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2010-01-07 08:28:06

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have discovered a protein complex that appears to play a significant role in erasing these epigenetic instructions on sperm DNA, essentially creating a blank slate for the different cell types of a new embryo to develop.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.