Stem Cells

Illustration of man and microbiome

Small but mighty

Inflammation from a simple infection can awaken a silent genetic defect in rats that carry it, resulting in a deadly form of pulmonary hypertension, a study shows.

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Inner origami

Scientists believe they have identified the process that is key to sending stem cells on the path to form distinct tissue types.

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Boning up

Researchers hope that understanding the genetics behind the fast bone growth and mineralization in antler regeneration can provide insight into treating fractures, osteoporosis and other bone diseases.