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Researchers identify elusive stem cells capale of producing fully-functional blood vessels.

Blood vessels are the parts of the circulatory system responsible for transporting oxygen-rich red blood cells, nutrients, and immune cells throughout the body, with defects in these transport systems shown … Continue Reading Researchers identify elusive stem cells capale of producing fully-functional blood vessels.

Somatosensory neuron receptors used to form brown fat, have implications for diabetes and obesity.

Brown or good fat has long been investigated as a treatment for obesity and Type 2 diabetes due to the fact it burns energy faster than white fat, a type … Continue Reading Somatosensory neuron receptors used to form brown fat, have implications for diabetes and obesity.

Researchers develop functional living membrane in massive leap towards a bioartificial kidney.

The limited removal of metabolic waste products in dialyzed kidney patients leads to high morbidity and mortality.  A bioartificial kidney could replace the need for dialysis or transplantation in the … Continue Reading Researchers develop functional living membrane in massive leap towards a bioartificial kidney.