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Researchers identify new stem cell

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered a new type of stem cell in the skin that acts surprisingly like certain stem cells found in embryos: both can generate fat, bone, cartilage, and even nerve cells. These newly-described ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in Medical research
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A second skin

Despite advances in treatment regimens and the best efforts of nurses and doctors, about 70% of all people with severe burns die from related infections. But a revolutionary new wound dressing developed at Tel Aviv University ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Nanodiamonds deliver insulin for wound healing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bacterial infection is a major health threat to patients with severe burns and other kinds of serious wounds such as traumatic bone fractures. Recent studies have identified an important new weapon for fighting ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Uncovering how cells cover gaps (w/ Video)

Researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, came a step closer to understanding how cells close gaps not only during embryonic development but also duringwound healing. Their study, ...

dateJun 26, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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