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stem cell research
2014-11-25 03:00:19

Understanding the self-replication mechanisms is critical for improving stem cell therapies for blood-related diseases and cancers.

stem cells
2014-11-24 05:02:22

A new stem cell gene therapy is set to begin clinical trials early next year after the technique reportedly cured 18 children who were born without working immune systems due to a condition known as “Bubble Baby” disease.

acupressure for constipation
2014-11-24 04:45:45

Instead of reaching for a laxative the next time you’re feeling constipated, you might want to give perineal self-acupressure a try, experts from the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine reported in research published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.

2014-11-23 23:01:47

A Newport Beach based charity committed to raising awareness about Duchenne muscular dystrophy and funding for research, has awarded University of California, Los Angeles Professor Rachelle Crosbie-Watson

synthetic molecular cage
2014-11-19 11:16:53

These protein containers could be the key to future vaccines for HIV and other diseases.

2014-11-07 12:27:41

Sustainable Facility to Provide State-of-the-art Space for Patient Care, Research, and Training LOS ANGELES, Nov.

adaptive optics
2014-11-05 04:10:32

An unusual object located at the center of the Milky Way is most likely not a hydrogen gas cloud headed towards the galaxy’s black hole, but a pair of binary stars that had been orbiting it together before merging into a single, extremely large star.

2014-10-30 23:05:49

Will growth of urban farming soon explode in US cities? This unique event will bring together farmers, urban planners, economic and community development directors, entrepreneurs, investors and


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.