Team discovers second stem cell type in mouse brain

In the brain of adult mammals, neural stem cells ensure that new nerve cells (neurons), are constantly formed. This process, known as adult neurogenesis, helps mice maintain their sense of smell. A research team led by Dr. ...

Medical research

Researchers grow 'synthetic' embryo with brain and beating heart

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have created model embryos from mouse stem cells that form a brain, a beating heart, and the foundations of all the other organs of the body—a new avenue for recreating the first ...

Oncology & Cancer

Potential new treatment for angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma

A type of blood cell cancer called angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AITL) can develop as mutations accumulate with age in the stem cells from which the T cells in the blood develop. However, the underlying mechanism by ...

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