News tagged with stem cells

Social sunbathing in the mint-sauce worm

Self-organizing social behaviour in the so-called plant-animal, a 'solar-powered' species of marine flat worm that gains all its energy from the algae within its own body, has been demonstrated by researchers from the University ...

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Hydrogels can put stem cells to sleep

Unlike normal cells, stem cells are pluripotent—they can become any cell type, which makes them powerful potential treatments for diseases such as diabetes, leukemia and age-related blindness. However, maintaining this ...

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Karolinska University to investigate stem-cell scientist

Sweden's Karolinska University says it is commissioning an external investigation into stem-cell scientist Paolo Macchiarini, who was cleared last year of misconduct charges related to his creation of wind pipes made from ...

dateFeb 05, 2016 in Other
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