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Organoids are three-dimensional cell cultures from embryonic stem cells or induced pluripotent stem cells that model important features of whole organs.
Scientists reveal underlying mechanisms leading to microcephaly in NBS patients

Scientists reveal underlying mechanisms leading to microcephaly in NBS patients

Salk researchers develop new method to create unlimited numbers of precursor kidney cells

Salk researchers develop new method to create unlimited numbers of precursor kidney cells

Penn researchers uncover strategy to reverse effects of dyskeratosis congenita

Penn researchers uncover strategy to reverse effects of dyskeratosis congenita

USC researchers discover two Zika proteins potentially responsible for microcephaly

USC researchers discover two Zika proteins potentially responsible for microcephaly

New findings on microcephaly may offer clues to explore how Zika virus disrupts brain development

New findings on microcephaly may offer clues to explore how Zika virus disrupts brain development

Scientists make a big leap on mini-brain research

Scientists make a big leap on mini-brain research

Novel method uses lasers to carve paths inside biocompatible gels

Novel method uses lasers to carve paths inside biocompatible gels

Penn researchers help identify unique characteristics of reserve stem cells

Penn researchers help identify unique characteristics of reserve stem cells

CGT, University of Aberdeen announce creation of new company to develop novel technology for diabetes treatment

CGT, University of Aberdeen announce creation of new company to develop novel technology for diabetes treatment

Brazilian strain of Zika virus can cause severe birth defects

Brazilian strain of Zika virus can cause severe birth defects

Study hints at new therapeutic approach to mitigate effects of prenatal Zika virus infection

Study hints at new therapeutic approach to mitigate effects of prenatal Zika virus infection

Brazilian researchers reveal harmful effects of Zika virus in human neural stem cells, neurospheres

Brazilian researchers reveal harmful effects of Zika virus in human neural stem cells, neurospheres

European researchers aim to spare people with type 1 diabetes from lifelong insulin therapy

European researchers aim to spare people with type 1 diabetes from lifelong insulin therapy

Researchers develop metastasis-on-a-chip system to advance cancer investigation, drug discovery

Researchers develop metastasis-on-a-chip system to advance cancer investigation, drug discovery

Secretory capacity of human gut does not decline with age, shows study

Secretory capacity of human gut does not decline with age, shows study

Cells communicate to their neighbors and compare notes before making a move

Cells communicate to their neighbors and compare notes before making a move

Novel drug shows promise against metastatic breast cancer in mouse models

Novel drug shows promise against metastatic breast cancer in mouse models

Novel drug shows promise in mouse models of human metastatic breast cancer

Novel drug shows promise in mouse models of human metastatic breast cancer

New mathematical models shed light on complex interactions of stem cell function in neural tissue

New mathematical models shed light on complex interactions of stem cell function in neural tissue

New way of growing fallopian tube cells in culture may boost understanding of female genital diseases

New way of growing fallopian tube cells in culture may boost understanding of female genital diseases