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Unpacking asymmetric cell division

Stem cells are the basic material from which mature, specialised cells such as muscle and blood cells are produced—this process is known as differentiation. One way that stem cells do this without depleting themselves is ...

dateFeb 27, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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A map app to track stem cells

Researchers who work with stem cells have ambitious goals. Some want to cure cancer or treat heart disease. Others want to grow the tissues and organs that patients need for transplants. Some groups are even working to develop ...

dateFeb 14, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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