News tagged with stem cells

A single-cell breakthrough

The human gut is a remarkable thing. Every week the intestines regenerate a new lining, sloughing off the equivalent surface area of a studio apartment and refurbishing it with new cells. For decades, researchers have known ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Seven strategies to advance women in science

Despite the progress made by women in science, engineering, and medicine, a glance at most university directories or pharmaceutical executive committees tells the more complex story. Women in science can succeed, but they ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Activating genes on demand

When it comes to gene expression - the process by which our DNA provides the recipe used to direct the synthesis of proteins and other molecules that we need for development and survival - scientists have so far studied one ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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