News tagged with developing systems

What decides neural stem cell fate?

Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and their collaborators found that expression of a gene called SOX2 maintains the potential for neural crest stem cells to become neurons in the peripheral nervous ...

May 05, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

Why are allergies increasing?

Allergies have become a widespread in developed countries: hay fever, eczema, hives and asthma are all increasingly prevalent. The reason? Excessive cleanliness is to blame according to Dr. Guy Delespesse, a professor at ...

Apr 13, 2010 4.1 / 5 (8) 8 | with audio podcast