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Gerard Karsenty is one of the scientists behind a decades-long exploration of the human fight-or-flight response.
To fight cancer and ageing, biologists are looking at how cells evict, kill or cannibalize less-fit rivals.
Conflicting results on the existence of new neurons in adults have researchers designing new ways to identify and count neuronal progenitors—and finally get to the bottom of neurogenesis.
New SCAPE 2.0 system can serve as a critical tool to advance science and medicine
Source:NIHSeptember 20, 2019
Trailblazer Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D., expertly manipulates a cell’s environment to change its behavior and function.
Source:Nature ProtocolsSeptember 6, 2019
Advances in stem cell biology and tissue engineering have led to the development of engineered tissue models or ‘organs-on-a-chip.’
Source:Columbia HICCC NewsSeptember 6, 2019
Piero Dalerba, MD is one of the six inaugural Velocity fellows, whose innovative research projects to solve cancer are being funded by the money raised from the Velocity ride.
Source:Cell Stem CellSeptember 5, 2019
Genomic imprinting is an epigenetic mechanism that results in parent-of-origin monoallelic expression of specific genes, which precludes uniparental development and underlies various diseases.
Source:bioRxivSeptember 3, 2019
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) represents a major public health burden but translating promising treatment findings from preclinical non-human models of ASD to the clinic has remained challenging.
Source:Cancer ResearchAugust 15, 2019
This study identifies a micro-RNA (miR-221) that, at the bottom of colonic crypts, is preferentially expressed in Lgr5+ cells as compared to Kit+ goblet cells.