News tagged with biological cells

How sperm get into the zona

Before it can fertilize an egg, a sperm has to bind to and bore through an outer egg layer known as the zona pellucida. Despite decades of research, some of the biological mechanisms behind this process remain ...

dateJun 16, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Stem cells hold keys to body's plan

Case Western Reserve researchers have discovered landmarks within pluripotent stem cells that guide how they develop to serve different purposes within the body. This breakthrough offers promise that scientists ...

dateJun 05, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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