|'Labyrinth' chip could help monitor aggressive cancer stem cells|
Added: 22.09.2017 15:41 | 19 views | 0 comments
Inspired by the Labyrinth of Greek mythology, a new chip etched with fluid channels sends blood samples through a hydrodynamic maze to separate out rare circulating cancer cells into a relatively clean stream for analysis. It is already in use in a breast cancer clinical trial.
|Production of key diabetes cells can be improved|
Added: 21.09.2017 18:20 | 11 views | 0 comments
In the future diabetics might benefit from getting insulin-regulating beta cells transplanted into their body because their own beta cells are destroyed or less functional. However, according to new stem cell research, the current way of producing beta cells from stem cells has significant shortfalls. The beta cells produced have some features resembling alpha cells.
|Cancer Patient Found a Stem-Cell Donor, but U.S. Won't Let Her In|
Added: 21.09.2017 9:51 | 9 views | 0 comments
Helen Huynh's youngest sister, who lives in Vietnam, is a perfect stem cell donor match. But she has been unable to acquire a visa to enter the U.S.
|Proteins' role in development of spinal sensory cells redefined|
Added: 19.09.2017 22:01 | 18 views | 0 comments
A recent study has overturned a common belief about how a certain class of proteins in the spinal cord regulate the formation of nervous system cells -- called neurons -- during embryonic development.
|'Language of stem cells' discovered|
Added: 19.09.2017 17:11 | 13 views | 0 comments
Stem cells control the cells around them, inducing them to perform specific functions. This phenomenon of the "language of stem cells", which has now been discovered for the very first time, report investigators.
|Fertility research brings death of dogma, birth of hope|
Added: 16.09.2017 22:41 | 12 views | 0 comments
A new study shows unequivocally that stem cells in the ovaries are a critical piece of the mammal fertility puzzle, and may be harnessed to revolutionize fertility treatments and perhaps even delay menopause.
|Unique stem cells as a potential asthma treatment|
Added: 08.09.2017 18:22 | 15 views | 0 comments
A new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.