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Pluripotent cells may help animals jumpstart drastically new lifestyles

The Scientist | 
Many tissues, such as skin and hair follicles, regenerate constantly throughout an organism’s lifetime, fueled by what are known as ...

Gene therapy for sensory disorders

The Scientist | 
The following is an excerpt. Sensory disorders can have a profound effect on health and quality of life—but gene therapy ...
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Stem cells transplanted in human brain create myelin

The Scientist | 
Neural stem cells transplanted into the brains of people with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD) can differentiate and begin producing the myelin ...
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