- Many bodies prompt stem cells to change
- How bats use swimming pools
- E-Cigarette Online Market On Fire
- Bionic pancreas for control of type 1 diabetes
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:04 PM PDT
How does a stem cell decide what path to take? In a way, it’s up to the wisdom of the crowd.
The DNA in a pluripotent stem cell is bombarded with waves of proteins whose ebb and flow nudge the cell toward becoming blood, bone, skin or organs. A new theory by scientists at Rice University shows the cell’s journey is neither a simple step-by-step process nor all random.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 06:51 PM PDT
As spring turns to summer, many of us enjoy the longer days by lingering on our back porches or sitting by the pool.Bats
It's the latter on which researchers at the Center for Bat Research, Outreach, and Conservation at Indiana State University are focusing. They would like the public's help in understanding how bats use swimming pools.
A nationwide survey is now available online, so if you own, use or manage a swimming pool, you can provide valuable information. Even if you have never seen a bat near your pool, that's important, researchers say.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 06:29 PM PDT
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have completed the first comprehensive survey of e-cigarettes for sale online and the results, they believe, underscore the complexity in regulating the rapidly growing market for the electronic nicotine delivery devices.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 06:23 PM PDT
A new study has found that use of a wearable ‘bionic’ pancreas improved mean blood glucose levels and reduced frequency of hypoglycemia compared to using fingerstick tests and insulin delivery via a pump. The NIH-funded study from researchers in Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University appears in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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