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Skin “Remembers” Wounds, Heals Faster the Second Time Around
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 1, 2018
After an initial wounding, genes needed for repair remain ready for action.
Can Young Stem Cells Make Older People Stronger?
Shawna Williams | Dec 11, 2017
Small trials using younger donors and elderly recipients hint that mesenchymal stem cell transfers might reduce frailty.
Image of the Day: Fragile Fly
Staff | Dec 7, 2017
Researchers examine the effects on the fruit fly intestine of the protein responsible for Fragile X syndrome in humans.
Researchers Make Knockout Stem Cell Lines in One Step
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2017
Combining gene editing and stem-cell induction improves efficiency of functional genetic analyses.
Infographic: Combo Method of Stem Cell Generation
Ruth Williams | Nov 30, 2017
Simultaneous exposure to reprogramming and gene-editing plasmids efficiently produces edited pluripotent colonies.
Partial Reprogramming Offers a Way to Generate High Volumes of Progenitor-Like Cells
Abby Olena | Nov 30, 2017
Activating genes for reprogramming factors for a short time transforms large numbers of differentiated cells into multipotent forms that could be useful for cell-based therapies.
Image of the Day: Blood Factory
Staff | Nov 20, 2017
larvae, the formation of blood cells takes place in a specialized organ, the lymph gland.
Child Receives Transgenic Skin Over Most of His Body
Ruth Williams | Nov 8, 2017
A combination gene-and-cell therapy has given a boy with a grievous skin disease a new lease on life, and has resolved a dermatology debate to boot.
Image of the Day: Sun Burn
Staff | Oct 20, 2017
When certain melanocyte stem cells are exposed to UV rays, a molecular cascade can trigger melanoma, scientists find in mice.
Image of the Day: Lab-Grown Brain
Staff | Oct 12, 2017
Scientists grew organoids that mimic human fetal brains and infected them with the Zika virus to model its neurological effects.