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Fat Cells Travel to Heal Wounds in Flies
Fat Cells Travel to Heal Wounds in Flies
Kerry Grens | Feb 28, 2018
Previously considered immobile, these cells swoop in to seal epithelial holes and clean up cellular detritus.  
Newly Discovered Emergency Responders to Liver Damage
Newly Discovered Emergency Responders to Liver Damage
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 1, 2016
Immune cells called macrophages from the peritoneal cavity of mice migrate to injured livers and aid in repair.
Macrophages Respond to Liver Injury
Macrophages Respond to Liver Injury
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 31, 2016
In mice, immune cells from the body cavity surrounding organs arrive at the site of damage to chew up the nuclei of dead cells.
“Ghost Fibers” Help Heal Muscle Injury
“Ghost Fibers” Help Heal Muscle Injury
Karen Zusi | Dec 15, 2015
Injured muscle cells leave behind organized collagen fibers that act as scaffolding for new tissue growth.
The Wound Microbiome
The Wound Microbiome
Kerry Grens | Jun 23, 2014
Determining which critters are present in an infected wound could aid in treatment, particularly of soldiers injured in combat.
Like New Again
Like New Again
Tracy Vence | Nov 11, 2013
Scientists show that reactivation of an RNA-binding protein in damaged adult tissues can lead to improved regeneration.
Nari's Shark Bite
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
In February 2009, a bottlenose dolphin named Nari swam up to the Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort on Moreton Island off Australia’s Queensland. 
Cetacean Cures
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Dolphins heal amazingly quickly from shark bites, with no swelling, infection, and seemingly little pain, but how do they do it?