Tag: "awaken" at biology news
Clemson bioengineer gets national boost
...iseases such as Parkinson's." Wen proposes to awaken
the ability of spinal cord nerve bundles to regenerate through a controlled environment created by an implantable bridging device. By mimicking the spinal cord, using biomaterials and scaffolds along with therapeutic agents loaded in nanostructured b...
Study offers clues to origins of autoimmunity
...rmanently silenced as previously thought; they can awaken
and regain the ability to launch an attack against the body's own tissue. The findings were published online October 2 by Nature Immunology. "Keeping self-reactive B cells in a quiescent state is crucial for the prevention of autoimmunity," said Dr....
Study in Royal Society journal on possiblity of human organ regeneration
...ate agents (scaffolds, small molecules, etc.) that awaken
the early foetal response to injury. The emerging field of Regenerative Medicine is based on this new treatment that leads to organ regeneration and provides an outlook toward increased longevity. Contact: Professor IV Yannas, Mechanical Engineering,...
Research casts doubt on circulating stem cells
.... But we shall continue working on this and try to awaken
those 'sleeping beauties', the nuclei." The Bonn physiologist believes that it is necessary to dampen the very high expectations held by some colleagues: "In my view, many of the studies using bone marrow-derived stem cells have so far been interpret...
Busy brains may stave off Alzheimer's signs
... boost in visual, social, and spatial stimuli that awaken
the brain, or some combination of all of these factors. Sisodia says exercise, along with any kind of mental activity from reading to doing the crossword puzzle, are probably the equivalent of chew toys and running wheels for humans. "It's all very i...
Singers (and parents) take note: Worst songbird rehearsals precede best debuts
...e end of the three month learning period) actually awaken
from sleep each day as poorer singers than their ultimately less tuneful counterparts (i.e. they have "stronger post-sleep deterioration" of song development). "We have more work to do to explain this 'one step back, two steps forward' effect of slee...