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Examination of Endangered Species’ Stem Cells Unveils Ancient Genetic Links Between Mammals
Scientists have produced stem cells from the endangered Grévy’s zebra using human reprogramming factors.
Technology Networks Cell Science | April 26, 2023

Two-organ chip to answer fatty liver questions
A tiny platform empowers scientists to examine how gut and liver cells interact in health and disease
EurekAlert | April 7, 2023

Terahertz Light Pulses Change Gene Expression in Stem Cells
A new apparatus improves how we study the effects of aiming high-field terahertz radiation at cells, with implications for regenerative medicine.
Technology Networks Genomics Research | October 12, 2020

New insight into mammalian stem cell evolution
Scientists are learning about species adaptation by comparing their stem cell-related genes.
Asia Research News | September 7, 2020

Eye blinking on-a-chip
A new approach could lead to 'cornea-on-a-chip' devices that more accurately test the effects of drugs on the human eye
EurekAlert | March 24, 2020

How "bodies on a chip" can transform animal welfare
"Bodies on a chip” serve as proxies for living beings, alleviating the need for lab animals, inspiring new cures for rare diseases and even offering a way to resuscitate dying species
BBC Future | January 25, 2019

Next-generation drug testing on chips
Improvements to tiny body-on-a-chip devices could lead to next-generation pre-clinical testing of drug toxicity
EurekAlert | August 25, 2017

Artificial Cellular Microenvironments
A hybrid platform of microfluidics and nanofibers to reproduce artificial cellular microenvironments with a variety of cellular densities and scaffolds is reported.
Advanced Science News | March 14, 2017

Bodies on a Chip

Revolutionary biotechnology research is flipping the narrative on animal testing by using research into human cells to save endangered animals.


How Ken-ichiro Kamei’s childhood love of Legos inspired his professional discoveries that could cure diseases.