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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 | Aug 31, 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.
Staff | Apr 30, 2015
An animated primer on the harvesting, growth, and administration of cardiac cells to heart attack patients
Hearts on Trial
Kerry Grens | Apr 30, 2015
As researchers conduct the most rigorous human trials of cardiac cell therapies yet attempted, a clear picture of whether these treatments actually work is imminent.
Neurons Regenerate in Rat Spinal Cord
Jef Akst | Nov 18, 2014
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, demonstrate that neural progenitor cells grafted into injured rat spinal cords can grow long axons and connect to host neurons.
Researchers Regrow Mouse Thymus
Kerry Grens | Apr 9, 2014
A simple genetic formula coaxes a shrunken mouse thymus to regenerate.
“Breakthrough” Tough to Reproduce
Kerry Grens | Apr 3, 2014
An independent group could not replicate the results of a highly cited heart regeneration protocol, while others say they have succeeded.
Skin-to-Liver Cell Shortcut
Abby Olena | Feb 23, 2014
Researchers use an adapted reprogramming technique to generate hepatocytes for the repopulation of an injured mouse liver.