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Scientists regenerate immune organ in mice

April 9, 2014
bioengineering

Scientists have for the first time used regenerative medicine to fully restore a degenerated organ in a living animal, a discovery that could pave the way for future human therapies. The team from the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Regenerative Medicine, at the University of Edinburgh, rebuilt the thymus of very old mice by reactivating a natural mechanism that gets shut down with age. The regenerated thymus was very …Click Here to Read More

Lab-grown muscle is the first to heal itself after animal implantation

April 8, 2014
bioengineering

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, …Click Here to Read More

Tobacco plant’s natural defense promising against cancer cells in vitro

April 7, 2014
biotech

Scientists at the La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science have identified that a molecule occurring in the flower of the tobacco …Click Here to Read More

Living materials combine advantages of live cells with functions such as conducting electricity or emitting light

Living materials combine advantages of live cells with functions such as conducting electricity or emitting light
March 23, 2014
bioengineering

MIT engineers have coaxed bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum …Click Here to Read More

Florida Governor Scott Visits UM Sylvester Cancer Center to Promote 2014 State Cancer Budget

Florida Governor Scott Visits UM Sylvester Cancer Center to Promote 2014 State Cancer Budget
March 19, 2014
cancer

Florida Governor Rick Scott visited the Miller School’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on Friday, March 14, to tout the $80 …Click Here to Read More

Press Conference on Major Discovery at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Today

March 17, 2014
science

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) will host a press conference at 12:00 noon EDT (16:00 UTC) on Monday, March …Click Here to Read More

Scripps Florida Scientists Devise New, Lower Cost Method to Create More Usable Fuels

March 14, 2014
clean energy

As the United States continues to lead the world in the production of natural gas, scientists from the Florida campus …Click Here to Read More

Florida Governor Rick Scott Highlights $80 Million for Cancer Research

March 10, 2014
cancer

Florida Governor Rick Scott joined leaders from University of Florida Health and Orlando Health to highlight an $80 million commitment …Click Here to Read More

Max Planck Florida Receives $1 Million Gift

March 3, 2014
biotech

The Max Planck Florida Foundation announced a gift of $1 million from Alexander and Renate Dreyfoos. The foundation supports the …Click Here to Read More

Emory to host major international bioethics summit

February 14, 2014
biotech

Emory University’s Center for Ethics will host in May 2015 a major international summit on ethical and policy issues surrounding biotechnology. …Click Here to Read More

Stem Cell Collection Open House at AssureImmune 2/28

February 13, 2014
stem cell

From 11am to 3pm on Friday February 28, AssureImmune will be holding a “Stem Cell Collection Open House” with $200 …Click Here to Read More