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A team of scientists from the Salk Institute in the United States created a stir last week with the announcement that they had created hybrid human-pig foetuses.The story was widely reported, although some outlets …
A team of scientists from the Salk Institute in the United States created a stir last week with the announcement …
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Kyoto University researchers have identified a new way vitamin D helps control the balance of lipids in the body. This key finding could advance development of new treatments for metabolic disorders and certain cancers.A …
Kyoto University researchers have identified a new way vitamin D helps control the balance of lipids in the body. This …
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Primary cilia Primary cilia are antenna-like structures that are present on the surface of most cells in the human body. The cilia are essential mediators of communication between the different cells in the body. If …
Primary cilia Primary cilia are antenna-like structures that are present on the surface of most cells in the human body. …
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Efforts by Salk Institute researchers to grow the first embryos containing cells from humans and pigs proved more challenging than anticipated, they report January 26 in Cell. Human/animal chimeras can offer insights into early human …
Efforts by Salk Institute researchers to grow the first embryos containing cells from humans and pigs proved more challenging than …
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Scientists have discovered that a biological molecule important in cell growth (STAT3) is also critical in protecting us against infection - so much so that we would be unable to fight the common flu virus …
Scientists have discovered that a biological molecule important in cell growth (STAT3) is also critical in protecting us against infection …
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Scientists from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), CIEMAT (Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research), Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, in collaboration with the firm BioDan Group, have presented a prototype …
Scientists from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), CIEMAT (Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research), Hospital General …
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Microelectronics has transformed our lives. Cellphones, earbuds, pacemakers, defibrillators – all these and more rely on microelectronics’ very small electronic designs and components. Microelectronics has changed the way we collect, process and transmit information.Such devices, …
Microelectronics has transformed our lives. Cellphones, earbuds, pacemakers, defibrillators – all these and more rely on microelectronics’ very small electronic designs …
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Cancer cells are vulnerable to high doses of vitamin C when there are low levels of catalase enzyme.As a cancer therapy, vitamin C has an intermittent history. Researchers at the University of Iowa now …
Cancer cells are vulnerable to high doses of vitamin C when there are low levels of catalase enzyme.As a …
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Preclinical evidence supports taking a stem cell-based treatment for life-threatening infections forward into human clinical trials. Most attempts to transform exciting findings from laboratories into clinical treatments are unsuccessful. One reason for this may be …
Preclinical evidence supports taking a stem cell-based treatment for life-threatening infections forward into human clinical trials. Most attempts to transform …
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A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get skin to regenerate using fat cells, something that was previously thought to be impossible …
A team of scientists from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found a way to get …
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