Stem Cells News -- ScienceDaily

17 avril 2021

Read about today's stem cell research including novel stem cell technology and advances in understanding cancer stem cells. Stem Cells News -- ScienceDaily
  • New 'time machine' technique to measure cells
    Using a new single-cell technique, researchers have uncovered a way to understand the programming behind how stem cells make particular cell types. The research uncovered new genes that program stem cells to make the dendritic cells that kick-start the immune response. By uncovering this process, the researchers hope they will be able to find new immunotherapy treatments for cancer, and plan to expand this technique in other areas such as discovering new drug targets.
  • Pillar of support: Breakthrough discovery could speed up bone implant recovery
    A research team has uncovered a new technique that can speed up recovery from bone replacements. Novel micropillars, 10 times smaller than the width of a human hair, can change the size, shape and nucleus of individual stem cells and 'trick' them to become bone. Further research will look to improve the process of locking bone replacements with reduced risk of infection.