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Study Links Stress to a Faster-Aging Immune System
Health data from 5,744 adults over the age of 50 reveals an association between stressors such as discrimination and a relatively small proportion of younger infection-fighting immune cells.
Study Links Stress to a Faster-Aging Immune System
Study Links Stress to a Faster-Aging Immune System

Health data from 5,744 adults over the age of 50 reveals an association between stressors such as discrimination and a relatively small proportion of younger infection-fighting immune cells.

Health data from 5,744 adults over the age of 50 reveals an association between stressors such as discrimination and a relatively small proportion of younger infection-fighting immune cells.

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Astrocyte-to-Neuron Method Reverses Neurodegeneration in Mice
Ruth Williams | Jun 24, 2020 | 4 min read
The cell conversion strategy restores neurons and motor functions lost as a result of an induced Parkinson’s-like illness in the animals.
Image of the Day: On the Nose
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019 | 1 min read
Lab-grown stem cells fill in for damaged tissue in the noses of mice.
Learn About the Latest Lab Meat Bioprocessing Technology
Get Up to Speed on Laboratory Grown Meat
Eppendorf | 1 min read
A comprehensive guide to cultured lab meat and meat alternatives
Colorblindness Study Reveals Unexpected Way to Make Blood Vessels
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018 | 3 min read
Researchers stumbled across the connection while searching for ways to reduce vision problems in people with achromatopsia.
Studies Show How Cells Differentiate at Life’s Beginning
Shawna Williams | Apr 27, 2018 | 1 min read
A trio of papers provide new insight into embryo development.
 Learn how excessive oxygen availability during cell culture causes abnormal cell behavior 
What Oxygen Level Is Biologically Relevant For Cell Culture?
Thermo Fisher Scientific | 1 min read
Normoxic atmospheric conditions provide excessive oxygen availability, leading to abnormal cell behavior.
Stem Cell Implants Improve Monkeys’ Grip After Spinal Cord Injury
Ashley Yeager | Feb 26, 2018 | 3 min read
Thousands of axons grew from the transplants and connected to damaged primate tissue, the first such demonstration in primates.
Water Level in a Cell Can Determine Its Fate
Kerry Grens | Sep 27, 2017 | 2 min read
Adding or removing water changes how stem cells differentiate.
Stem Cells in Human Teeth Follow the Rules of Their Environment
Roni Dengler, PhD | 2 min read
How stem cells in human teeth respond to different environmental conditions offers clues for regenerative medicine.
More than 40 New Papers on Epigenetics Published
Jef Akst | Nov 21, 2016 | 2 min read
The International Human Epigenome Consortium presents a series of studies on how epigenetics influences immunity, cell lineage determination, and differentiation.
Stem Cells Made Waves in Biology and Medicine
Karen Zusi | Oct 1, 2016 | 6 min read
Since their introduction to the lab, pluripotent stem cells have gone from research tool to therapeutic, but the journey has been rocky.
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The Scientist Speaks - The Reality of Regenerative Medicine
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
After decades of research the potential of regenerative medicine becomes a life-saving reality.
Immune Cell–Stem Cell Cooperation
Sarthak Sinha, Jeff Biernaskie, and Waleed Rahmani | Jul 1, 2016 | 10+ min read
Understanding interactions between the immune system and stem cells could pave the way for successful stem cell–based regenerative therapies.
Haploid Stem Cells Created
Catherine Offord | Mar 18, 2016 | 2 min read
A method that forces human eggs to divide can produce embryonic stem cells capable of division and differentiation with only one copy of each gene.
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How to Grow a Mouse Embryo in a Dish
Roni Dengler, PhD | 3 min read
Researchers are taking the concept of three-dimensional cell culture beyond single organoids to develop embryos from cells.
Fanning the Flames
Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2015 | 3 min read
Obesity triggers a fatty acid synthesis pathway, which in turn helps drive T cell differentiation and inflammation.
Adding Padding
Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2015 | 2 min read
Adipogenesis in mice has alternating genetic requirements throughout the animals’ lives.
Technique Talk: Supporting Organoid Growth in 3D Cell Culture
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Bio-Techne | 1 min read
In this workshop, you will learn how to optimally culture organoids and support their growth after genetic manipulation.
Not Immune to Fat
Kate Yandell | Oct 31, 2015 | 1 min read
The effect of a high-fat diet on murine T cells
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