I keep torturing myself with watching “Long Island Medium”.. I’m so deeply fascinated. And so jealous at the same time. I hear her talk about all the signs and symbols that the love ones show from beyond. 98 more words
Tags » Stem Cells
Once cord blood and the stem cells contained within it are collected and banked, who can use it and for what purpose? Of course the child from which it was collected will always be a match and potentially could use it in transplant for certain types of cancer as well as for regenerative medicine applications. 203 more words
Harvard researchers present new view of myelin.
Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head.
Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast transmission of impulses along the axons of nerve cells, is not as ubiquitous as thought, according to a new work lead by Professor Paola Arlotta of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) and the University’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, in collaboration with Professor Jeff Lichtman, of Harvard’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.605 more words