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New mechanism of bone growth uncovered.

Critically, the growth of children’s bones depends on growth plates situated close to the end of all long bones in the body.  These plates are narrow discs of cartilage providing … Continue Reading New mechanism of bone growth uncovered.

Researchers purify and grow human astrocytes-in-a-dish for the first time ever.

Astrocytes are star-shaped glial cells in the brain and spinal cord.  They perform many functions, including biochemical support of endothelial cells that form the blood–brain barrier, provision of nutrients to … Continue Reading Researchers purify and grow human astrocytes-in-a-dish for the first time ever.

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