Human-Monkey Chimeras Shed Light on Development
Human-Monkey Chimeras Shed Light on Development
Human stem cells injected into early monkey embryos proliferate and contribute to multiple cell lineages over 20 days of embryonic development.
Human-Monkey Chimeras Shed Light on Development
Human-Monkey Chimeras Shed Light on Development

Human stem cells injected into early monkey embryos proliferate and contribute to multiple cell lineages over 20 days of embryonic development.

Human stem cells injected into early monkey embryos proliferate and contribute to multiple cell lineages over 20 days of embryonic development.

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Organoids Repair Bile Ducts
Organoids Repair Bile Ducts
Abby Olena | Feb 18, 2021
Researchers determined that when introduced into damaged mouse or donated human livers, these lab-grown tissues could integrate into bile ducts and function normally.
Novel DNA-Sensing Pathway Found in Human Cells, Absent in Mice
Novel DNA-Sensing Pathway Found in Human Cells, Absent in Mice
Catherine Offord | Jan 24, 2020
This previously unknown mechanism for spotting foreign genetic material in the cytoplasm launches antiviral defenses even when the well-known immune mediator STING is absent.
Scientists Raise Concerns About Revisions to Human Research Regulations
Scientists Raise Concerns About Revisions to Human Research Regulations
Katarina Zimmer | Feb 19, 2019
Authors of a new paper take issue with revisions to regulations on biospecimen research enacted last month, and argue that cell lines should be treated differently from other biospecimens.
Study: DNA Folding Patterns Revealed
Study: DNA Folding Patterns Revealed
Aggie Mika | Jul 28, 2017
Recent data suggest that instead of folding into rigid higher-order structures, chromatin is malleable and diverse.
Sex Differences in Human Gene Expression
Sex Differences in Human Gene Expression
Jef Akst | May 4, 2017
Researchers uncover thousands of genes whose activity varies between men and women.
Cellular Cartography
Cellular Cartography
Jef Akst | Oct 18, 2016
Researchers launch an initiative to generate a complete atlas of all cells in the human body.