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Skin Graft-based Gene Therapy Treats Diabetes in Mice
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.
Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes
Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017
Immune cells called macrophages shuttle cellular messages in the skin.
TS Picks: October 17, 2016
TS Picks: October 17, 2016
Kerry Grens | Oct 17, 2016
Problematic dietary advice; the man whose cells were fixed with CRISPR; treating toads
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Two More Corrections for Criticized Researchers
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2016
A university investigation has so far found no wrongdoing by the principal investigator.
Allergan Set to Buy Vitae
Allergan Set to Buy Vitae
Bob Grant | Sep 16, 2016
The Irish drugmaker has made a $639 million dollar offer to buy the US-based biopharma.
“Second Skin” for Wrinkle Reduction, Drug Delivery
“Second Skin” for Wrinkle Reduction, Drug Delivery
Catherine Offord | May 11, 2016
Researchers produce an artificial layer of “skin” that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and could improve pharmaceutical delivery for topically applied treatments.
More Than Skin Deep
More Than Skin Deep
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2016
Elaine Fuchs has worked on adult stem cells since before they were so named, figuring out how multipotent epidermal cells renew or turn into skin or hair follicles.
Fuchs on the Future
Fuchs on the Future
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2016
Rockefeller University researcher Elaine Fuchs on being a woman in science and her contributions to the burgeoning field of reverse genetics
Hairy Skin from Stem Cells
Hairy Skin from Stem Cells
Tanya Lewis | Apr 5, 2016
Researchers create lab-grown mouse skin complete with hair follicles and sweat glands.
Hairy Skin from Stem Cells
Tanya Lewis | Apr 4, 2016
Researchers create lab-grown mouse skin complete with hair follicles and sweat glands.