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Flatworm regenerates new body from single cell


May 13th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) A single adult cell from one of the most impressive masters of regeneration in the animal kingdom - the planarian - is all it takes to ... Read more...

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New study uncovers how male puberty begins


March 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Monash University researchers have shed light on a new understanding of how male puberty begins.The key to their findings lies with a protein known as SMAD3 and ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking new understanding of stem cells


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Researchers from The Scripps Research Institute have detailed some striking differences between the biochemistry of stem cells versus mature cells-a feat that could one day lead to new ... Read more...

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Infusion of bone marrow cells may reduce second heart attack risk


December 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that cells from heart attack survivors' own bone marrow reduced the risk of death or another heart attack when infused into the ... Read more...

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All adult cells can be reprogrammed into becoming stem-like cells: Study


November 9th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Under optimum conditions, any adult cell can be coaxed into becoming stem-cell like, according to a team of researchers in the United States.Led by Rudolf Jaenisch of ... Read more...

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New technique may help turn adult cells into stem cells faster


October 19th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have developed a new method that would hasten the process of creating cells from human adult tissue, without the use of embryonic ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new technique to fuse cells for stem cell research


January 5th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new, highly efficient way to pair up cells so that they can be fused together into a ... Read more...

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Groundbreaking DNA study set to create new therapies for deadly diseases


October 11th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Scientists have taken a major step in cell research by unravelling how stem cells differentiate and what are the corresponding changes that take place during DNA replication ... Read more...

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Scientists create stem cells without using cancer-causing viruses


September 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): Biologists at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, U.S., have shown that it is possible to reprogram adult cells back to an embryonic state without using viruses ... Read more...

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Insulin-producing cells from human skin offer new hope for diabetics


September 18th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): In a groundbreaking achievement, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have successfully transformed human skin cells into cells that produce ... Read more...

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Dolly the Sheep pioneer decides to dump embryonic cloning


November 17th, 2007 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): The British scientist who created Dolly the Sheep is dumping cloning using embryos in favour of a rival method, which makes stem cells without them.Professor Ian Wilmut, of ... Read more...

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US researchers successfully clone Rhesus Monkey


November 15th, 2007 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 15 (ANI): US researchers have reportedly created cloned embryos from an adult monkey, paving the way for human cloning in the future.Led by Shoukhrat M Mitalipov, the research team was ... Read more...

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