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Mouse ES Cells Reprogrammed to be Totipotent-like
Mouse ES Cells Reprogrammed to be Totipotent-like
News   Jan 17, 2017

Scientists from UC Berkeley have shown that miR-34a plays an important regulatory role in stem cell fate.

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New Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Disorders
New Hope for Treatment of Rare Blood Disorders
News   Jan 17, 2017

NIH scientists have used CRISPR gene editing to repair gene defects in stems cells from patients with a rare immunodeficiency.

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Improving Cancer Treatments by Softening the Extracellular Matrix
Improving Cancer Treatments by Softening the Extracellular Matrix
News   Jan 17, 2017

Researchers from Vanderbilt University show that metastatic tumors can cause the extracellular matrix to stiffen, which in turn can reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatments.

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Brain-on-a-Chip Models Brain Connectivity
Brain-on-a-Chip Models Brain Connectivity
News   Jan 17, 2017

Researchers from Harvard University demonstrate the potential of the chip to model neurological and psychiatric diseases.

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The German National Center for Tumor Diseases, Protagen Collaborate
The German National Center for Tumor Diseases, Protagen Collaborate
News   Jan 17, 2017

The collaboration will investigate the responsiveness to checkpoint inhibitors in melanoma.

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Viruses in Our Genome Impact Gene Expression
Viruses in Our Genome Impact Gene Expression
News   Jan 16, 2017

Retroviruses may have played a significant role in the development of the human brain and various neurological diseases.

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Reassessing the Link Between Incorrect Chromosome Number, Cancer
Reassessing the Link Between Incorrect Chromosome Number, Cancer
News   Jan 16, 2017

Relationship between incorrect chromosome number and cancer is reassessed after surprising experiments.

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Enhancing Bone Healing in Diabetics
Enhancing Bone Healing in Diabetics
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Stanford University have uncovered the reason why diabetes can impair bone healing, and demonstrated the potential of activating skeletal stem cells to overcome this.

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Regenerating the Epicardium
Regenerating the Epicardium
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Penn State have shown that activation of cardiac progenitor cells' Wnt signaling pathway can drive them to become epicardium cells.

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Master Regulator of Cellular Aging Discoverd
Master Regulator of Cellular Aging Discoverd
News   Jan 13, 2017

The TZAP protein has been shown to play a role in determining telomere length and the subsequent lifespan of the cell.

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