Medical research

A recipe for regenerating bioengineered hair

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Japan have discovered a recipe for continuous cyclical regeneration of cultured hair follicles from hair follicle stem cells.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover new pathway for attacking cancer cells

When treating cancer, researchers are always searching for ways to remove cancer cells while minimizing damage to the rest of the body. One possible approach is to find processes unique to cancer cells, and which would allow ...

Ophthalmology

Generation of conjunctivae in a dish

Conjunctival tissue is perhaps most recognizable to the average person in relation to conjunctivitis—but it's a vital part of the eye's functionality and protection. In a new study, researchers from Osaka University generated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify promising therapeutic agent against melanoma

There have been great advances in treating melanoma over the past five years, however, even with these treatments many patients quickly develop drug resistance and die from their disease. A new study from Boston University ...

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