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Image of the Day: Reunited and It Feels So Good
Staff | Jul 28, 2017
Zebrafish have a remarkable ability to heal their damaged nerve fibers following a spinal injury.
Electrical Stimulation Steers Neural Stem Cells
Ashley Yeager | Jul 3, 2017
Current can guide implanted cells away from rats’ noses toward a region deep in their brains.
Cytoskeletons Direct Hydra Regeneration
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 10, 2017
Although hydra are known for regenerating even under the most dire circumstances, disrupting their cytoskeletal structures can interfere with the process, scientists show.
Image of the Day: New Beginnings
Staff | Feb 8, 2017
Water-dwelling hydras may use the structural memory in their cytoskeletons to regenerate after being torn apart.
Immune Cell–Stem Cell Cooperation
Sarthak Sinha, Jeff Biernaskie, Waleed Rahmani | Jul 1, 2016
Understanding interactions between the immune system and stem cells could pave the way for successful stem cell–based regenerative therapies.
Latest on Disputed “Youthful” Protein
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2016
Studies reach conflicting conclusions on GDF11 as a rejuvenating factor.
New Data Attempt to Resolve Protein Dispute
Kerry Grens | Oct 22, 2015
The latest analysis on GDF11, a proposed antiaging protein, blames discrepancies in the literature on misreported doses and misinterpretation.
Karen Zusi | Sep 30, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Hurdles for Hearing Restoration
Bernd Fritzsch | Sep 1, 2015
Given the diverse cell types and complex structure of the human inner ear, will researchers ever be able to re-create it?
Regenerative Cardiomyocytes Found
Kerry Grens | Jun 24, 2015
Specialized cardiac cells in the mouse heart appear to be the long-sought-after proliferative heart cells.