Archive: 09/13/2009

How stem cells make skin

Stem cells have a unique ability: when they divide, they can either give rise to more stem cells, or to a variety of specialised cell types. In both mice and humans, a layer of cells at the base of the skin ...

Sep 13, 2009 4.8 / 5 (4) 0

High-Res View of Zinc Transport Protein

(PhysOrg.com) -- How much difference can a tenth of a nanometer make? When it comes to figuring out how proteins work, an improvement in resolution of that miniscule amount can mean the difference between seeing where atoms ...

Sep 13, 2009 not rated yet 0

When Nano May Not Be Nano

(PhysOrg.com) -- The same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human health. However, little is known which particles ...

Sep 13, 2009 3.3 / 5 (8) 3
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