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Research suggests new way to repair cartilage damage
...ing cartilage tissue, and also encouraged cells to infiltrate
and lay down new cartilage growth. The polymer also showed signs of degrading, something that needs to happen as new tissue grows to replace it, Setton said. Calling the work a promising proof of concept, Setton said there is much work still to be ...
Fetal lungs provide a signal initiating labor, UT Southwestern researchers find
...ts by gobbling up bacteria, viruses and fungi that infiltrate
the lung airway. "Women who go into preterm labor frequently have an infection of the membranes that surround the fetus, and the number of macrophages in the wall of the uterus increases with the initiation of preterm labor. When women go into labor ...
New insight into cancer metastasis
...cells completely lose their cell-cell adhesion and infiltrate
other tissues. "In many mouse studies you have great models and come up with something and it cures the mice, but then it never seems to work in people," says Richardson. "In this case we were seeing the exact same phenotype and gene exp...
Whale carcass yields bone-devouring worms
...ry plumes and green "roots." They use the roots to infiltrate
the bones of dead whales, digesting the fats and oils inside with the help of symbiotic bacteria. Marine biologist Greg Rouse, from the South Australian Museum, worked with scientists Shana Goffredi and Robert Vrijenhoek at the Monterey Bay Aquarium ...