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From connective tissue to bones

Cartilage, bones and the internal walls of blood vessels can be created by using common connective tissue cells from human skin. Researchers in reconstructive plastic surgery at Linköping University have successfully manipulated ...

dateApr 30, 2009 in Medical research
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Functional nerve cells from skin cells

A new method of generating mature nerve cells from skin cells could greatly enhance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, and could accelerate the development of new drugs and stem cell-based regenerative ...

dateMay 21, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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A goosebump sensor that reads your emotions

People get goosebumps when they feel a sudden surge of emotion. Goosebumps are due to the shrinkage of the skin cells around hairs, making the hairs stand on end. Animals, such as lions and cats, develop ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in General Physics
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