New ultrasound microscopy technique is first to image inside live cells

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

A technique that uses sound rather than light to see inside live cells, with potential application in stem-cell transplants and cancer diagnosis.

'Civil war' in immune system can fight disease

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease.

Scientists turn skin cells into heart and brain cells using only drugs; no stem cells required

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Closer to the natural regeneration that happens in animals like newts and salamanders and no medical-safety and embryo concerns.

3D 'mini-retinas' grown from mouse and human stem cells

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Stem cell technologies have the potential to develop therapies for the treatment of diseases such as age-related blindness.

Mitochondria can trigger cell aging, researchers discover

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Mitochondria are major triggers for aging, and eliminating them upon the induction of senescence prevents senescence in the aging mouse liver.