To split in two, stem cells harness the power of wrinkles

What seems like a straightforward task for a cell—dividing in two—is actually an intricate series of engineering puzzles. A dividing cell needs to maneuver its insides so that the right components will end up in each ...

How to assemble a complete jaw

A USC-led team of scientists has made a drool-worthy discovery about how tendons and salivary glands develop in the jaw. Their results are published in a new study in Developmental Cell.

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Neurogenesis (birth of neurons) is the process by which neurons are created. Most active during pre-natal development, neurogenesis is responsible for populating the growing brain.

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