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The end of root canals: Stem cell fillings trigger teeth to repair themselves, research study claims

February 1st, 2018 at 10:04 am » Comments Off

Wouldn’t it be great if your teeth could heal themselves without the need of a painful root canal?

Cancer jab that eliminates tumours from body even after they’ve spread to start human trials

February 1st, 2018 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

Stanford University said the drug combination worked ‘startlingly well’

Newly FDA-approved platform will rapidly “manufacture” stem cells to repair our bodies

January 31st, 2018 at 10:39 am » Comments Off

Doctors at the Mayo Clinic have received FDA approval for a platform that can manufacture stem cells by the billions in just days, in contrast to previous methods of making stem cells that took months.

Monkeys have been successfully cloned in China, but you might not like the reason why

January 27th, 2018 at 1:52 am » Comments Off

It’s now been over two decades since scientists in Scotland successfully cloned a sheep and named the newborn Dolly. In the years since, the technology that powers cloning has advanced slowly but steadily, and while many scientists fear the inevitability that one day a human clone will be created, others are pushing the field into […]

Stool-sample-sniffin’ electronic nose detects diseases

January 7th, 2018 at 10:33 am » Comments Off

Typically, colon-related illnesses such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are diagnosed via invasive tests. Thanks to a new “electronic nose,” however, it may soon be possible to detect such disorders by analyzing a whiff of the patient’s feces.

Is chemo at the heart of cancer regrowth?

December 29th, 2017 at 10:23 am » Comments Off

Some cancers are difficult to beat, even with modern drugs. New research sheds light on how one type of chemotherapy provides a safe haven for tumor cells, boosting cancer recurrence and growth in the long-run.

Scientists discover a way to prevent stem cell loss and improve tissue regeneration

December 24th, 2017 at 9:33 am » Comments Off

Stem Cells and Aging The stem cells found within the average adult human are capable of restoring dying cells while also fixing damaged tissue. Nothing is safe from the aging process, though, and as we get older we begin to lose the very same stem cells that once kept our bodies in functional condition. But […]

Virtual reality lets scientists walk around inside cancer cells, set to revolutionize medicine

December 22nd, 2017 at 11:03 am » Comments Off

Virtual reality allows scientists to walk inside cancer cells. Imagine being able to walk around inside a virtual replica of your own cells.

Instead of killing bacteria, can we just ‘turn off’ it’s ability to cause infection

December 19th, 2017 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

Researchers could have an answer to antibiotic resistance, and it involves using epigenetics to reprogram bacteria.

A 20 second laser procedure that turns brown eyes blue

December 12th, 2017 at 10:22 am » Comments Off

Considering that blue eyes feature quite significantly in pop culture, it is surprising that only 17% of the world’s population actually have them.

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