regeneration
“Breakthrough” Tough to Reproduce
“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
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.
An Offensive Playbook
An Offensive Playbook
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2014
Developing nonaddictive drugs to combat pain
Enzyme Checks Neuronal Growth
Enzyme Checks Neuronal Growth
Kerry Grens | Dec 17, 2013
A microtubule-severing enzyme curbs the regeneration of damaged nerve cells.
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.
Science Cracks a Superhero’s Powers
Science Cracks a Superhero’s Powers
Bob Grant | Oct 31, 2013
A spoof research paper elucidates the molecular keys to Wolverine’s regenerative abilities.
Stem Cells Open Up Options
Stem Cells Open Up Options
Sabrina Richards | Aug 13, 2013
Pluripotent cells can help regenerate tissues and maintain long life—and they may also help animals jumpstart drastically new lifestyles.
Week in Review, July 22–26
Week in Review, July 22–26
Jef Akst | Jul 26, 2013
Faux stem cells; X chromosome involved in sperm production; rewarding peer review; clues to flatworm regeneration; an ethereal glow signals death
Secrets of Re-sprouting Heads
Secrets of Re-sprouting Heads
Kate Yandell | Jul 24, 2013
Researchers identify a signaling pathway that can control how well flatworms regenerate the front parts of their bodies.
Week in Review, June 10–14
Week in Review, June 10–14
Bob Grant | Jun 14, 2013
Supreme Court says no patenting (natural) genes; brain-computer interfaces mimic motor learning in brain; regenerating finger tips; gene therapy goes deeper; NIH needs more diversity; cross-border collaboration