Japan researchers target 3D-printed body parts
Japanese scientists say they are on their way to being able to create custom-made skin, bone and joints using a 3D printer.
Live imaging captures how blood stem cells take root in the body
A see-through zebrafish and enhanced imaging provide the first direct glimpse of how blood stem cells take root in the body to generate blood. Reporting online in the journal Cell today, researchers in Bos ...
Team isolates stem cell that gives rise to bones, cartilage in mice
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered the stem cell in mice that gives rise to bone, cartilage and a key part of bone marrow called the stroma.
New insight on skull development in study of frogs
Chances are, you'd be hard-pressed to name something you have in common with a chicken. Would you believe that one answer is the head on your shoulders?