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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Xenopus frogs star in 2012 Nobel Prize

This morning the Nobel Assembly announced that the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be shared by John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for their “discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent”.
This morning the Nobel Assembly announced that the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be shared by John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for their “discovery that mature… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/xenopus-frogs-star-in-2012-nobel-prize/

Skin cells turned into heart cells

Using human cells to literally rebuild the heart is a distant but realistic prospect for medicine.
Using human cells to literally rebuild the heart is a distant but realistic prospect for medicine. A major barrier though is where to get the cells from – donor tissue is often… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/skin-cells-turned-into-heart-cells/

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