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From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology , Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine , Stanford Cardiovascular Institute , Department of Biology , Department of Microbiology and Immunology , and Department of Radiology, Molecular Imaging Program , Stanford University School of Medicine, CA.
New findings about the biological links between obesity and insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes may also shed light on the connection between obesity and cancer, says a scientist at The University of Texas at Dallas.
The thymus gland has joined the list of artificially engineered organs. Reprogrammed embryonic cells were mixed with fetal thymus cells and grafted on to the kidneys of adult mice, where they developed into thymus glands.
Monsanto has donated a plant cell library and equipment to maintain it - valued at more than $1 million - to UMass Amherst for research purposes.
CRG researchers contribute to a project that pointed out key sets of co-expressed genes that may be fundamental for animal cells Genomes accumulate changes and mutations throughout evolution.
Cells from the human airway covered with hundreds of motile cilia . Credit: A© 2014 A*STAR Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Dysfunctions in cilia, tiny hair-like structures that protrude from the surface of cells, are responsible for a number of human diseases.
A 1980 graduate of Emmetsburg High School has risen to the position of Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at Vanderbilt University.
An Iranian researcher and scientist of the country's Royan Institute won the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - Equatorial Guinea International Prize for the first time in the history.
Left: Specialised thymus cells were created in the lab from a completely different cell type using reprogramming.
The heart contains four different chambers and different cell types such as cardiomyocytes , endocardial cells covering the inner layer of the heart, epicardial cells covering the outer layer of the heart and smooth muscle cells covering the coronary arteries and main vessels.
A study in C. elegans worms identifies a 'roving detection system' on the surface of worm cells that may point to new ways of treating diseases like cancer, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Male fruit flies deploy exosomes to alter the mating behavior of females. Shown here, a close-up view of the female reproductive tract reveals a green exosome ... There are many biological tools that help animals ensure reproductive success.
The death of an Australian woman undergoing stem cell therapy in Russia has prompted a leading stem cell research group to warn of rogue operators charging thousands of dollars for ineffectual stem cell treatments.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:16 pm
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