Medical research

Study explains why adults' hearts don't regenerate

As heart cells mature in mice, the number of communication pathways called nuclear pores dramatically decreases, according to new research from University of Pittsburgh and UPMC scientists. While this might protect the organ ...

Genetics

Researchers refine understanding of fetal hemoglobin regulation

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have discovered a new part of the regulatory cascade responsible for silencing fetal hemoglobin in adult cells. The findings, published today in Nature Genetics, refine ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Does autism begin in the womb?

An international research group led by Professor Toru Takumi (Senior Visiting Scientist, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research) and Researcher Chia-wen Lin at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine has shown ...

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