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Melanoma Metastasis

Tracking Melanoma Metastasis Leads to Key Gene Discovery 

A Wilmot Cancer Institute investigator discovered a gene that’s required for the initiation of melanoma and the growth of disseminated melanoma cancer cells in...
stem cells

Scientists Discover Stem Cells Capable of Repairing Skull, Face Bones

A team of Rochester scientists has, for the first time, identified and isolated a stem cell population capable of skull formation and craniofacial bone...
heart

Using Electrical Signals to Train the Heart’s Muscle

Columbia Engineering researchers have shown, for the first time, that electrical stimulation of human heart muscle cells (cardiomyocytes) engineered from human stem cells aids...
sound wave

Researchers ride new sound wave to health discovery

Acoustics experts at RMIT University have created a new class of sound wave – the first in more than half a century – in...
cancer

Study Reveals Environment, Behavior Contribute to Some 80 Percent of Cancer 

A team of researchers from Stony Brook University, led by Yusuf Hannun, MD, the Joel Strum Kenny Professor in Cancer Research and Director of...

Growing stem cells faster on seaweed

Alginate forms a kind of supporting skeleton in the cell walls of certain kinds of algae. Fraunhofer scientists use the gel-like mass from Chilean...

Stem cell trial success could lead to new heart disease therapies

EU-funded researchers have taken steps towards developing and commercialising new stem-cell-based therapies to treat heart attack patients.

Engineers design magnetic cell sensors

MIT engineers have designed magnetic protein nanoparticles that can be used to track cells or to monitor interactions within cells. The particles, described today...

UCLA-led study shows deadly prostate cancer cells have stem cell qualities

Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Researchhave shown that the cells responsible for generating deadly prostate...

Calling for help: damaged nerve cells communicate with stem cells

Nerve cells damaged in diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), ‘talk’ to stem cells in the same way that they communicate with other nerve...

Spheroid Stem Cell Production Sows Hope for IPF Treatment

Researchers have found a rapid, simple way to harvest and grow a patient's own lung stem cells, for possible use in disease treatment.

How ‘glowing mice’ are shining a new light on brain research

© ThinkstockOptimising stem cells to repair damage in mice brains following a stroke could help researchers find new ways of treating neurodegenerative diseases in...

UCLA stem cell researchers develop promising method to treat sickle cell...

UCLA stem cell researchers have shown that a novel stem cell gene therapy method could lead to a one-time, lasting treatment for sickle cell disease...

UCLA researchers unlock protein key to harnessing regenerative power of blood...

Stem cells lacking the protein have an increased ability to replicate in the natural environment and following transplantation

Gene discovery shows how stem cells can be activated to help...

UCLA researchers have discovered that the Scalloped (above) and Yorkie genes play a key role in how progenitor stem cells are activated to fight...

Gene therapy cure for children with ‘Bubble Baby’ disease

UCLA stem cell researchers have pioneered a stem cell gene therapy cure for children born with a life-threatening condition called adenosine deaminase–deficient severe combined...