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Skin cells grown in lab for first time ever

Skin cells grown in lab for first time ever

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:58

Scientists have developed first ever lab-grown epidermis, the outermost skin layer, which has a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.

Scientists reprogram blood cells into blood-forming stem cells

Scientists reprogram blood cells into blood-forming stem cells

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:53

Researchers have reprogrammed mature blood cells from mice into blood-forming hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), using a cocktail of eight genetic switches called transcription factors.

New ultrasound device may help detect heart attack, stroke risk

New ultrasound device may help detect heart attack, stroke risk

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:43

Researchers have developed an ultrasound device that could help identify arterial plaque that is at high risk of breaking off and causing heart attack or stroke.

Selfless adolescents less likely to become depressed

Selfless adolescents less likely to become depressed

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:42

Researchers have found that 15- and 16-year-olds who find pleasure in pro-social activities, such as giving their money to family members, are less likely to become depressed than those who get a bigger thrill from taking risks or keeping the money for themselves.

Oxygen diminishes heart`s ability to regenerate

Oxygen diminishes heart`s ability to regenerate

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:37

Researchers has revealed that the oxygen helps the heart lose its incredible regenerative capability in adulthood.

Why breast cancer often spreads to lungs revealed

Why breast cancer often spreads to lungs revealed

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:35

Researchers have why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the lung.

Antimicrobial peptide-coated contact lenses could help cut risks of infections

Antimicrobial peptide-coated contact lenses could help cut risks of infections

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:32

Researchers have said contact lenses coated with an antimicrobial peptide could help decrease the risk of contact lens-related infections.

Tsetse flies genome may harbor sleeping sickness cure

Tsetse flies genome may harbor sleeping sickness cure

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 11:16

Researchers have revealed that genetic adaptions of tsetse fly allow it to have such unique biology and transmit disease to both humans and animals.

Two more MERS coronavirus deaths reported in Saudi Arabia

Two more MERS coronavirus deaths reported in Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 09:43

The Saudi Health Ministry Thursday announced two more deaths and 12 new confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infections, Xinhua reported.

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