Researchers Make Knockout Stem Cell Lines in One Step
Combining gene editing and stem-cell induction improves efficiency of functional genetic analyses.
Researchers Identify Obesity-Diabetes Link
Exosomes produced by macrophages in fatty tissue influence insulin sensitivity in distant cell types, a study finds.
Support Cells Gain Stem Cell-Like Properties After Nerve Injury
When peripheral nerves are severed, Schwann cells at the injury site begin to proliferate and exhibit stem cell-like gene expression patterns.
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
A single receptor on natural killer cells recognizes an amino acid sequence conserved across Zika, dengue, and related pathogens.
Captivated by Chromosomes
Peering through a microscope since age 14, Joseph Gall, now 89, still sees wonder at the other end.