A New Approach to Stem Cell Maturation

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Dr. Chulan Kwon tells us about a new method to generate mature cardiac muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells.

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Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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New Therapies for Osteoarthritis

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We spoke to Dr. Denis Evseenko, University of Southern California, to learn how his research is helping to change the way osteoarthritis is treated.

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Plant Power Disables MRSA Bacteria

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Flavone-rich extract 430D-F5 from the Brazillian peppertree disarms bacteria by quorum quenching.

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Stem Cell Transplants To Improve Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes

Stem Cell Transplants To Improve Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes

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High-dose immunosuppressive therapy followed by transplantation of a person's own blood-forming stem cells can sustain remission of relapsing-remitting MS.

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New Ways to Target Cells Carrying Mutations in Cancer-Causing Genes
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Winship Cancer Institute has mapped a vast spider web of interactions between proteins in lung cancer cells, as part of an effort to reach what was considered "undruggable."

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100% Effective Vaccine Against Malaria
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An experimental malaria vaccine strategy known as PfSPZ-CVac, together with antimalarial medication, protected all nine clinical trial volunteers given three high-dose vaccinations, according to study results published in Nature.

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Stepping Up the Hunt for Genetic Diseases
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Researchers at the University of Geneva have devised a genomic technique for identifying new imprinted genes.

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