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How does a frog heal wounded skin without scarring?

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How does a frog heal wounded skin without scarring?
When a Xenopus frog is deeply wounded, its skin can regenerate without scarring. Researchers have found that cells under the skin contribute to this regeneration after an excision injury.
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Humans may be able to regrow skin after severe burns

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Humans may be able to regrow skin after severe burns
PolarityTE fully regenerated pig skin and hair follicles in third-degree burns.
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Mouse teeth providing new insights into tissue regeneratio
Researchers hope to one day use stem cells to heal burns, patch damaged heart tissue, even grow kidneys and other transplantable organs from scratch.
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Stem cells edited to fight arthritis

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Stem cells edited to fight arthritis
Using CRISPR technology, a team of researchers rewired stem cells' genetic circuits to produce an anti-inflammatory arthritis drug when the cells encounter inflammation. The technique eventually could act as a vaccine for arthritis and other chronic conditions.
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Neuralink: Elon Musk Finally Reveals His Neural Lace Plan
Elon Musk has lifted the lid on his new startup, Neuralink, a new endeavor to link the human mind to the power of digital computing and artificial intelligence.
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Blood from human babies make brains of elderly mice young again
Do you feel like your brain is getting sluggish with age? A protein found in umbilical cord blood may help restore its youthful vigor.
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| Categories: | Tags: Blood, proteins, regeneration, repair, TIMP2, brain, hippocampus | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1170)
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3-D-printed patch can help mend a 'broken' heart

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3-D-printed patch can help mend a 'broken' heart
A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a revolutionary 3D-bioprinted patch that can help heal scarred heart tissue after a heart attack. The discovery is a major step forward in treating patients with tissue damage after a heart attack.
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Reprogrammed Glia Improve Symptoms in a Mouse Model of Parkinson’s
By converting glial cells into dopaminergic neurons, scientists were able to partially rescue motor behavior in mice.
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Newly discovered chemical reaction in eye may improve vision
Researchers biochemically induce self-renewing mechanism to help retina sense light
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Blind tadpoles learn visually after researchers graft eyes onto tails and treat them with neurotransmitter drugs
Strategy could provide roadmap for promoting innervation in regenerative medicine
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