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1 January 1970

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Nine cell types to re-grow a fin

Understanding regeneration in model organisms gives hope that it may one day be possible for amputees to regrow limbs, or for heart attack patients to regrow healthy heart muscle.
Understanding regeneration in model organisms gives hope that it may one day be possible for amputees to regrow limbs, or for heart attack patients to regrow healthy heart muscle.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nine-cell-types-to-re-grow-a-fin/

Heart regeneration in newborn mice

Newborn mice can regenerate their own heart tissue following heart damage.
Newborn mice can regenerate their own heart tissue following heart damage. This is the first time the effect has been observed in mammals and could lead to new treatment for heart… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/heart-regeneration-in-newborn-mice/

Faster repair for damaged bones

Stem cells can help repair severely damaged bones quickly, studies on sheep and humans have revealed.
Stem cells can help repair severely damaged bones quickly, studies on sheep and humans have revealed. Scientists use stem cells from the periosteum tissue, which lines the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/faster-repair-for-damaged-bones/

Absent gene heals mice without scarring

Mice lacking the p21 gene can be healed scar free, a study has shown.
Mice lacking the p21 gene can be healed scar free, a study has shown. Scientists believe gene p21, known to protect against cancer, plays a key role in the regeneration of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/absent-gene-heals-mice-without-scarring/

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