Immunologist Wendy Havran Dies
Immunologist Wendy Havran Dies
Havran described gamma-delta T cells’ direct function in epithelial repair.
Immunologist Wendy Havran Dies
Immunologist Wendy Havran Dies

Havran described gamma-delta T cells’ direct function in epithelial repair.

Havran described gamma-delta T cells’ direct function in epithelial repair.

wound healing
Image of the Day: Life and Death
Image of the Day: Life and Death
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 22, 2019
When hair follicle stem cells lose their protein-based death cue, they take on a new role helping to repair wounds in skin.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Nov 30, 2018
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Image of the Day: On the Mend
Image of the Day: On the Mend
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 6, 2018
Reprogrammed cells fix wounds in living mice.
Fat Cells Travel to Heal Wounds in Flies
Fat Cells Travel to Heal Wounds in Flies
Kerry Grens | Feb 27, 2018
Previously considered immobile, these cells swoop in to seal epithelial holes and clean up cellular detritus.  
Skin “Remembers” Wounds, Heals Faster the Second Time Around
Skin “Remembers” Wounds, Heals Faster the Second Time Around
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 31, 2017
After an initial wounding, genes needed for repair remain ready for action.
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2017
Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
Newly Discovered Emergency Responders to Liver Damage
Newly Discovered Emergency Responders to Liver Damage
Ashley P. Taylor | Jul 31, 2016
Immune cells called macrophages from the peritoneal cavity of mice migrate to injured livers and aid in repair.
Straighten Out
Straighten Out
Kate Yandell | Dec 31, 2014
Forces from bidirectional growth plates mechanically realign broken bones in infant mice.
Human Skin Can “Smell” Odors
Human Skin Can “Smell” Odors
Jef Akst | Jul 10, 2014
Olfactory receptors in the skin may help repair damaged tissue, a study shows.