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Image of the Day
Skin Graft-based Gene Therapy Treats Diabetes in Mice
Shawna Williams | Aug 4, 2017
A small patch of engineered cells makes an enzyme that stimulates insulin release.
Image of the Day: Manipulative Melanomas
Staff | Mar 19, 2017
Early-stage melanoma cells alter proteins in nearby skin cells to create a favorable environment for cancer progression.
Skin Cells Turned Into Immature Sperm
Tanya Lewis | Apr 29, 2016
The reprogrammed germ-like cells were unable to fertilize eggs, however.
Cancer-Driving Mutations Common in Normal Skin Cells
Anna Azvolinsky | May 21, 2015
A deep-sequencing analysis reveals that non-malignant skin cells harbor many more cancer-driving mutations than previously expected.
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 21, 2014
An international team has created human embryonic stem cells from adult skin cells for the first time.