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Blood tells old cells to act young

(PhysOrg.com) -- Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center (JDC) have taken a major step toward eventually understanding -- and perhaps slowing -- the aging process.

dateJan 27, 2010 in Medical research
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Math predicts size of clot-forming cells

UC Davis mathematicians have helped biologists figure out why platelets, the cells that form blood clots, are the size and shape that they are. Because platelets are important both for healing wounds and in strokes and other ...

dateMay 25, 2012 in Mathematics
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How long do stem cells live?

When patients receive a bone marrow transplant, they are getting a new population of hematopoietic stem cells. Fresh stem cells are needed when a patient is low on red blood cells, as in anemia, or white blood cells, which ...

dateMar 01, 2011 in Medical research
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Could Printers Produce Human Tissue?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists are getting closer to be able to create human tissue using special 3D printers. Using patients' own cells, the start-up company Organovo would use adipose tissue or bone marrow to craft new tissue. ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Medical research weblog
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