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Biologists Make New Nerve Cells Appear After Brain Injury

By | Thu, 12/19/2013 - 15:53

Penn State researchers harnessed a virus to convert one type of non-neuronal cell into functioning nerve cells. The technique has the potential to one day treat neurological disorders.

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Tracking The Evolution Of Prostate Cancer

By | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 18:24

Prostate Cancer can evade treatment by shifting its proliferative process to a different set of stem cells.

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Artificial Skin Grown From Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

By | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 19:19

A groundbreaking regeneration method will allow physicians to grow artificial skin with umbilical cord stem cells.

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Woman Grows Bones in Her Eyes After Getting Cosmetic Stem-Cell Treatment

By | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 14:52

After hours of surgery, doctors dug out pieces of small bone fragments that appeared to be growing in the flesh around the patient's eye.