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Posts tagged stem cells

May 13, 2013

 

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Human Brain Cells Successfully Grown In Mice

New experimental results could be good news for those suffering from neurodegenerative disorders.

December 22, 2010

 

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Making Stem Cells From A Wise Part Of The Body: Wisdom Teeth

Scientists may soon be able to use wisdom teeth to create stem cells.

October 13, 2009

 

Human nural stem cells (stained)

Making Stem Cells From Ordinary Adult Cells

Scientists are starting to use stem cells to create new treatments and cures.

October 1, 2009

 

A magnified stem cell

Stem Cells That Help Leukemia Patients

Can you name three types of stem cells in your body? Learn about the different kinds of stem cells in the body and how they can help treat leukemia.

December 12, 2007

 

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Growing Hair on Scars

Got scars? As you've no doubt noticed, scar tissue is distinct from normal skin. It's more taut, and it's hairless. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 6, 2007

 

Soldier showing prosthetic arm

Lose an Arm? Grow a New One!

Yes, kids under eleven have been known to regenerate fingertips. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 29, 2005

 

The Wonders of Cell Replication

At this very second, cells in your body are replacing themselves. Maybe your muscle cells, maybe your bone cells, or maybe even both. First, how do they do it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 10, 2005

 

Hair Multiplication

Why can we send a person to the moon, but not cure baldness? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Grow Your Own Dentures

Learn how to grow your own dentures on this Moment of Science.

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