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Skin-like tissue developed from human embryonic stem cells

... lining tissues found in the oral cavity," said Garlick. Using a combination of chemical nutrients and specialized surfaces for cell attachment, an hes cell line (H9) was directed to form two distinct specialized cell populations. The first population forms the surface layer (ectodermal, the precursor...

WARF signs license agreement with Pfizer for human embryonic stem cells

...drug therapies. The WARF license provides Pfizer the rights to work with hes cells for drug research and discovery. Securing appropriate licenses, in an...xperience in this field and recent progress in understanding the biology of hes cells. Stem cells provide an opportunity to discover and develop a new gene...

Novocell awarded seminal stem cell patent

...ng CEO of Novocell. "The efficient production of endoderm represents the first critical step in the creation of a renewable islet source derived from hes cells that is targeted at restoring normal glucose regulation in diabetic patients." "Novocell is a leader in differentiation of stem cells to cr...

Household exposure to toxic chemicals lurks unrecognized, researchers find

... home on average, including pesticides and compounds from plastics, cleaners, furniture, cosmetics, and other products. Nearly all participants in the hes chose to learn their personal results, and the 25 selected for the current research were interviewed about their experiences learning the results for ...

Pollution at home lurks unrecognized, instead attributed to large-scale environmental disasters

...r home on average, including pesticides and compounds from plastics, cleaners, furniture, cosmetics and other products. Nearly all participants in the hes chose to learn their personal results, and the 25 selected for the current research were interviewed about their experiences learning the results for ...

2 University of Illinois researchers named HHMI investigators

...er Donk also is a member of a related research theme at the Institute for Genomic Biology: Mining Microbial Genomes for Novel Antibiotics. Although hes intensely focused on this fundamental research, which he calls an arms race with the microbes, van der Donk is equally committed to inspiring students...

Researchers reveal structure of protein that repairs damage to cancer cells

...data at the Department of Energys Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. Over the course of many data-collection visits to Argonne, hes team has become well-acquainted with the scientists assigned to the labs Structural Biology Center and BioCARS (Center for Advanced Radiation Sources)...

Royal corruption is rife in the ant world

...Leeds Faculty of Biological Sciences has found evidence to shatter this illusion. With Professor Jacobus Boomsma from the University of Copenhagen, hes discovered that certain ants are able to cheat the system, ensuring their offspring become reproductive queens rather than sterile workers. The acc...

Research uncovers the social dynamics of yellow jackets

...there are benefits to having yellow jackets around, contends Goodisman. They kill insects, suppress fly populations and eat roadkill, he says. And hes quick to point out, Yellow jackets are not here for our pleasure. Theyre reproducing, surviving and doing a great job at it. ...

Cigarette after Valentine snuggle deadlier for some

... the age of 52. Weve all heard the stories: Someones great-uncle has smoked three packs of cigarettes since he was 14, and now, at the age of 88, hes living a fine, healthy life, said Arthur Moss, M.D., director of the Heart Research Follow-up Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. C...

Iowa State researcher studies how enzymes break down cellulose

...f his lab. And theyre part of Reillys work to understand how the structure of an enzyme influences its mechanism and its activity. In other words, hes trying to figure out how is it that these things work, said Reilly, a professor of chemical and biological engineering and an Anson Marston Distinguis...

Unique porous copper structure enables new generation of military micro-detonators

...s imparted by the template. The size of the pores can be controlled by using different templates and by varying the processing conditions. So far, hes made copper structures with channel sizes as small as a few microns with structural components that have nanoscale pores. Based on feedback from t...

Technique controls nanoparticle size, makes large numbers

... first time, Biswas has shown that he can independently control the size of the nanoparticles that he makes, keeping their other properties the same. hes also shown with his technique that the nanoparticles can be made in large quantities in scalable systems, opening up the possibility for more applicat...

Maynard Olson receives $500,000 Gruber Genetics Prize

... Now he is working to apply genome science to real biological problemsstarting with the bacterium that kills many people with cystic fibrosis. And hes continuing to fight for the public ownership of genome information. In his acceptance speech Olson will talk of the drivers of the genomic revolut...

Humans and monkeys share Machiavellian intelligence

...ces he will protect their newborn infant from other monkeys 6 months later. But while they have lots of sex with the alpha male and make him think hes going to be the father of their baby, the females also have sex with all the other males in the group behind the alpha males back, Maestripieri said. ...

Iowa State University conference examines developing bioeconomy

...countrys gasoline supply. Khosla who last year told The New York Times hes invested tens of millions of dollars in private companies developing ethano...Bioeconomy, Nov. 5 and 6 at the Iowa State Center on the Iowa State campus. hes scheduled to speak at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Hilton Coliseum. T...

Brewing a blast-less fertilizer

... in the green, rolling hills and farmlands around Lexington, Kentucky, Darrell Taulbee can be found mixing up a batch of his homegrown fertilizer. But hes not looking to grow a better Big Boy or distill a smoother bourbon, he tells us. Funded by the University of Kentucky and the Homeland Securitys Scien...

Inside the brain of a crayfish

...for half a century, since his grad school days at Johns Hopkins University. hes still learning. We can say we know that animals use their senses to make ma...of the literature in the August 2007 issue of The Biological Bulletin. What hes found is that there is still a lot not understood. Its fertile ground for o...

Small animal imaging facility is big boon to research

...acts and relaxes and how that movement doesnt work so well in heart failure, a condition resulting in oversized hearts with difficulty beating. hes looking at whether the metallic manganese ion, which can travel in the same circles as calcium, can enhance the signal and subsequent images he gets o...

Embryonic stem cells do better on bumpy nanoscale mattress

...a few millionths of a meter in altitude. The hes cells in culture seemed to appreciate the bumps. A line of hes cells grown for five days on the artificial ridges...ss,?their self-renewing phenotype, far better than hes cells plated on standard flat culture surfaces, ac...

UCI researchers discover key factor for survival of human embryonic stem cells

... that could potentially lead to mass production of hes cells for therapeutic use at lower cost. These...neurotrophins have a significant effect on whether hes cells survive in the laboratory. Although stem cel...r studies, Donovan and Lock added neurotrophins to hes cells in the laboratory to see the effect they wou...
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