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New Research May Expand Stem Cells Available For Transplants

Researchers of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have found out a way to expand blood-forming, adult stem cells from human umbilical cord blood (hUCB).

Researchers Develop a Device to Decode Human Genome

Researchers used a pocket-sized device no bigger than a cellphone to sequence the most complete human genome ever assembled with a single technology, according to a study published Monday.

Fast Food May Damage the Immune System

German scientists from the University of Bonn have discovered that the immune system responds to a fast food-style Western diet the same way as it would react to a bacterial or viral infection.

Researchers Probe Secrets of Bacterial Immune System

Researchers of New Zealand's University of Otago and the Netherlands are investigating the secrets of a surprisingly flexible bacterial immune system, called CRISPR-Cas.

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