Cell Biology

Researchers Grow Stem Cells to Cure Glaucoma

Moscow Oblast, Russia — A joint research carried out by MIPT scientists and Harvard researchers have presented retinal cells that can integrate into the retina. This is the first successful attempt...

Gut Epithelium Muscles Up Against Infection

Uppsala, Sweden — To maximise absorption of nutrients from the diet, the intestinal mucous membrane has a large surface area. However, this also makes it vulnerable to attack from aggressive gut microbes....

Brain Damage Caused by Plasticisers

Bayreuth, Germany — The plasticisers contained in many everyday objects can impair important brain functions in humans. Biologists from the University of Bayreuth warn of this danger in an article...

Neural Stem Cells Age Rapidly, Study Reveals

Los Angeles, CA — In a new study published in Cell Stem Cell, a team led by USC Stem Cell scientist Dr. Michael Bonaguidi, demonstrates that neural stem cells – the stem cells of the nervous...

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