News tagged with cell engineering
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A Centenary researcher is off to New Delhi to study the impact on cerebral malaria of the major ingredient of turmeric, curcumin.
Medical research Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Exactly how Alzheimer's disease kills brain cells is still somewhat of a mystery, but University of Michigan researchers have uncovered a clue that supports the idea that small proteins ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new way to grow cells vital for nerve repair, developed by researchers from the University of Sheffield, could be a vital step for use in patients with severe nerve damage, including spinal injury (1).
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Stanford's Department of Materials Science and Engineering are using models derived in mechanical labs to look closer at how ultraviolet radiation changes the protective ...
Medical research Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Shelly Peyton, a chemical engineer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, says scientists know that breast cancer will spread to many different types of tissues in the body, and that this migration is the key reason ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Modulating immune response to injury could accelerate the regeneration of severed peripheral nerves, a new study in an animal model has found. By altering activity of the macrophage cells that respond to ...
Medical research Oct 02, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
At the intersection of engineering, physics, biology and medicine, Elliot Botvinick uses laser technology to study the molecular activity of diseases. Specifically, he utilizes optical tweezers, which let ...
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—What kills cancer patients often isn't the primary tumor; it's when the tumor metastasizes—or spreads the cancer to other areas of the body.
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The invasion of cancer cells into the lymph vessels that connect the breast to surrounding lymph nodes is the first step leading to the metastasis, or spread, of cancer throughout the body. Metastasis is the primary cause ...
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The world's first 'living football' using cells from a pig's bladder has been created by an artist working with scientists in the University's Clinical Engineering laboratories.
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
South African and South Korean researchers are working on making a smartphone capable of doing AIDS tests in rural parts of Africa that are the worst hit by the disease, a researcher said Friday.
HIV & AIDS Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
Johns Hopkins researchers have created a synthetic protein that, when activated by ultraviolet light, can guide doctors to places within the body where cancer, arthritis and other serious medical disorders ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Turning the volume up too high on your headphones can damage the coating of nerve cells, leading to temporary deafness; scientists from the University of Leicester have shown for the first time.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed a reliable method to turn the clock back on blood cells, restoring them to a primitive stem cell state from which they can then develop into any other type of cell in the body.
Medical research Aug 22, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 2 |
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have figured out how stem cells found in a part of the brain responsible for learning, memory and mood regulation decide to remain dormant or create new ...
Medical research Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |