Medicine and Health News
Cell replacement therapy offers a novel and powerful medical technology. A type of embryonic stem cell, called a neural crest stem cell, that persists into adulthood in hair follicles was recently discovered by researchers.
Posted on Dec 10 2004 @ 01:06 by Tormod Guldvog
Researchers have created a tiny device that can monitor a victim's breathing in emergency situations by effectively shrinking an operating room machine into a small, disposable tool that can be carried to a disaster site.
Posted on Nov 11 2004 @ 01:00 by Tormod Guldvog
A new study sheds light on events orchestrating the changes when mammalian eggs are fertilized and become embryos.
Posted on Oct 12 2004 @ 12:37 by Tormod Guldvog
Is human longevity programmed? A molecular geneticist's findings may one day alter Darwin's ideas.
Posted on Sep 27 2004 @ 06:49 by Tormod Guldvog
A new technology developed by scientists at IBM could bring the promise of personalized medicine one step closer to reality.
Posted on Sep 8 2004 @ 12:01 by Tormod Guldvog
By piggybacking small organic molecules onto short strands of DNA, chemists at Harvard University have developed an innovative new method of using DNA as a blueprint not for proteins but for collections of complex synthetic molecules.
Posted on Aug 20 2004 @ 02:38 by Tormod Guldvog
In an unprecedented advance, researchers have armed the cell surfaces of living mice with a novel method of joining with chemical probes.
Posted on Aug 19 2004 @ 01:57 by Tormod Guldvog
A team at MIT have developed robotic technology that could help scientists create specific cell types from human embryonic stem cells.
Posted on Jun 14 2004 @ 01:03 by Tormod Guldvog
People simply are not made for processing more than one thing at a time, according to MIT scientists.
Posted on Jun 8 2004 @ 02:11 by Tormod Guldvog
Scientists in Wisconsin have discovered a surprisingly simple solution to one of the major problems in gene therapy.
Posted on Jun 3 2004 @ 03:56 by Tormod Guldvog