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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 medicine.

dateMay 21, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Touch-sensitive plastic skin heals itself

(—A team of Stanford chemists and engineers has created the first synthetic material that is both sensitive to touch and capable of healing itself quickly and repeatedly at room temperature. The advance could lead ...

dateNov 11, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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