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Stem Cells News -- ScienceDaily

Read about today's stem cell research including novel stem cell technology and advances in understanding cancer stem cells.
  • Inflammation trains the skin to heal faster
    Stem cells in the skin remember an injury, helping them close recurring wounds faster, researchers have found. The discovery could advance research and treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases.
  • New findings explain how UV rays trigger skin cancer
    Melanoma, a cancer of skin pigment cells called melanocytes, will strike an estimated 87,110 people in the US in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A fraction of those melanomas come from pre-existing moles, but the majority of them come from sources unknown -- until now.