News tagged with skin cells

Human skin yields stem cell-like cells

Researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry investigating how stem cells can be used to regenerate dental tissue have discovered a way to produce cells with stem cell-like characteristics from the most common type of human ...

dateDec 02, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Detecting molecules on skin

NPL is developing a state-of-the-art technique called 'ambient surface mass spectrometry' that can quickly detect small molecules on the surface of the skin and could benefit the $250 billion a year personal care product ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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From skin cells to motor neurons

A team of Harvard stem cell researchers has succeeded in reprogramming adult mouse skin cells directly into the type of motor neurons damaged in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), best known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ...

dateAug 29, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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