Are Mesenchymal Stem Cells a Promising Treatment for COVID-19?
Are Mesenchymal Stem Cells a Promising Treatment for COVID-19?
As the first clinical data become available on treating coronavirus patients with the cells, scientists are equivocal about the rationale for the intervention.
Are Mesenchymal Stem Cells a Promising Treatment for COVID-19?
Are Mesenchymal Stem Cells a Promising Treatment for COVID-19?

As the first clinical data become available on treating coronavirus patients with the cells, scientists are equivocal about the rationale for the intervention.

As the first clinical data become available on treating coronavirus patients with the cells, scientists are equivocal about the rationale for the intervention.

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Single-Cell Analysis of Ovarian Cortex Fails to Find Stem Cells
Single-Cell Analysis of Ovarian Cortex Fails to Find Stem Cells
Amy Schleunes | Mar 6, 2020
The controversial oogonial stem cells eluded a team of Swedish researchers who mapped high-quality tissue samples of the human ovary, prompting more questions about the cells’ existence.  
Scientists Grapple with US Restrictions on Fetal Tissue Research
Scientists Grapple with US Restrictions on Fetal Tissue Research
Diana Kwon | Mar 2, 2020
The Trump administration’s changes to policy involving material donated from abortions have led scientists to adjust their research projects or seek alternative sources of funding.
New Report Counters Claims on the Origin of Gastric Cancer
New Report Counters Claims on the Origin of Gastric Cancer
Diana Kwon | Feb 12, 2020
Several studies have supported the idea that “chief” cells in the stomach revert to stem cells and lead to cancer, but new results do not observe such dedifferentiation.
Image of the Day: Regenerating Worms
Image of the Day: Regenerating Worms
Amy Schleunes | Feb 3, 2020
Planarian flatworms grow to double their normal size when scientists inhibit a gene that suppresses growth.
Stress Turns Hair Gray By Depleting Pigment-Producing Stem Cells
Stress Turns Hair Gray By Depleting Pigment-Producing Stem Cells
Ashley Yeager | Jan 23, 2020
In mice, the fight-or-flight response overactivates the cells, causing a drop in their numbers, which leads to loss of hair color.
New iPSC Culture Medium Promises Weekends Off at Low Costs
New iPSC Culture Medium Promises Weekends Off at Low Costs
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 20, 2020
Biologists have published a DIY recipe for human induced pluripotent stem cell maintenance, which they estimate costs 3 percent of commercial media prices.
Image of the Day: Inflamed Mouse Follicles
Image of the Day: Inflamed Mouse Follicles
Emily Makowski | Dec 16, 2019
Normal hair growth can lead to infection during cancer treatment.
Gene Editing Makes Cells Evade Immune Attack In Vitro
Gene Editing Makes Cells Evade Immune Attack In Vitro
Emma Yasinski | Dec 12, 2019
To advance the possibility of off-the-shelf cardiac cell therapies, scientists devise an engineered cardiac stem cell that avoids stimulating a detrimental immune attack.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2019
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