Healing is a complicated process. As people age, higher rates of disease and the fact that old cells lose the ability to divide slow this process down.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~9 min
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Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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Harvard researchers uncover novel family of sensors in octopuses.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
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Living human lung air sacs grown in a lab in tiny dishes mimic the real thing. These mini-lungs could accelerate COVID-19 research, scientists report.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~7 min
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‘Mini-lungs’ grown from tissue donated to Cambridge hospitals has provided a team of scientists from South Korea and the UK with important insights into how
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Study finds that compressing cells, and crowding their contents, can coax them to grow and divide.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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Virtual reality software which allows researchers to ‘walk’ inside and analyse individual cells could be used to understand fundamental problems in biology and
Oct. 12, 2020 • ~4 min
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