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autism

Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mom’s Gut

The risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the mother’s microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us – during...
sense of touch

UCLA Scientists Make Cells That Enable the Sense of Touch

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have, for the first time, coaxed human stem cells...
stem cells

UCLA Researchers Create Skeletal Muscle from Stem Cells

UCLA scientists have developed a new strategy to efficiently isolate, mature and transplant skeletal muscle cells created from human pluripotent stem cells, which can...
biomimetics

Biomimetics Can Replace Dysfunctional Body Cells

One of the many ways science is going to find new solutions is biomimetics - also called “bionik" - where you try to imitate...
genes

Risk-Free Gene Reactivation

Chemical modification of DNA subunits contribute to the regulation of gene expression. LMU researchers have now deciphered a new pathway can reactivate genes that...
Regenerative

Is Regenerative Engineering the Future of Tissue, Organ Repair?

Over the past 65 years, organ transplants — considered the “gold standard” of surgery — have saved hundreds of thousands of lives.But what if...
smart program

Study: SMART Program Enhances Innovative Thinking in Older Adults

Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at UT Dallas have demonstrated in a pilot study that cognitive training improves innovative thinking, along with corresponding...
Drosophila Embryos

Researchers Find Diffusion Plays Unusual Signaling Role in Drosophila Embryos

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in...
Ageing

Old Human Cells Rejuvenated in Breakthrough Discovery on Ageing

A  team led Professor Lorna Harries, Professor of Molecular Genetics at the University of Exeter, has discovered a new way to rejuvenate inactive senescent cells. Within hours...
Myelin

A Little Myelin Goes a Long Way to Restore Nervous System...

In the central nervous system of humans and all other mammals, a vital insulating sheath composed of lipids and proteins around nerve fibers helps...
graphene

How Graphene Can Transform Brain-Computer Interfaces

Deep brain stimulation to treat the symptoms of motor disorders like Parkinson’s disease, retinal and cochlear implants to help restore sight and sound, and...
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Motor Neurons Aren’t the Only Site for Restoring Locomotive Function

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the most common adult onset motor neuron disease for which there is no cure or treatment that significantly extends life. ALS causes the...
marine plants

Tiny Fighters in Sediments Determine Success of Invasive Marine Plants

Armies of microbes that are invisible to the naked eye battle it out to determine whether exotic marine plants successfully invade new territory and...
implants

Part Human, Part Robot: The Future of Medical Implantables

A century ago, placing man-made parts into a human body to replicate lost function or prevent debilitating symptoms would have been viewed as science...
Leukemia

Chemo-boosting Drug Discovered for Leukemia

Drugs developed to treat heart and blood vessel problems could be used in combination with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of adult leukemia,...
myelin sheath

Discovery Sheds Light on Protein Key to Nerve Cells’ Myelin Sheath

Genetic mutations in PMP22 (peripheral myelin protein 22) cause a variety of peripheral neuropathies, underscoring the importance of the protein to a healthy peripheral...
zebrafish

Repairing Brain Injury by Learning from a Fish

In the waterways around the Himalayas lives a small, stripy fish.As it goes about its daily life searching for food and avoiding predators, the...
exosuit

Post-stroke Patients Reach Terra Firma with Exosuit Technology

This video explains how exosuit technology, developed at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, applied to ankle movements helps patients post-stroke regain a...
Retinal Cells

Scientists Regenerate Retinal Cells in Mice

Scientists have successfully regenerated cells in the retina of adult mice at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.Their results raise the...
Heart Attack

New Discovery Could Reverse Tissue Damage Caused by Heart Attacks

The growth of new blood vessels, called 'angiogenesis’, is an important process occurring both in health and disease. It is involved in the repair...