News tagged with stem cells

Special chromosomal structures control key genes

Within almost every human cell is a nucleus six microns in diameter—about one 300th of a human hair's width—that is filled with roughly three meters of DNA. As the instructions for all cell processes, the DNA must be ...

Oct 09, 2014
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Stem cell physical

Looking at stem cells through physicists' eyes is challenging some of our basic assumptions about the body's master cells.

Oct 13, 2014
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