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Stem Cell Stories that Caught our Eye: A Zebrafish’s Stripes, Stem Cell Sound Waves and the Dangers of Stem Cell Tourism

Here are some stem cell stories that caught our eye this past week. Some are groundbreaking science, others are of personal interest to us, and still others are just fun. 769 more words


A breakthrough that could pave the way for the generation and growth of haematopoietic stem cells in the laboratory.

Stem cells. The mere mention of this term is bound to evoke a reaction from anyone who hears it. These reactions range from; they are the next big thing, to outright rejection of their potential. 382 more words

Australian Researchers Discover Hematopoietic Stem Cells Origin

Australian researchers discovered what is believed to be a holy grail of stem cell research, the origin of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). HSCs are a a unique cell population which reside in the adult bone marrow and have the capacity to differentiate into all cells of the haematopoietic system. 244 more words

Stem Cells

Zebrafish discovery boosts stem cell research

Australian researchers studying zebrafish have made one of the most significant ever discoveries in stem cell research.

They have uncovered the mystery of how a critical type of stem cell found in blood and bone marrow, and essential to replenishing the body’s supply of blood and immune cells, is formed. 535 more words


Watch ALL the neurons in a brain: Ahrens and Freeman continue their reign of terror

Okay, not quite all of them. But it looks like Misha Ahrens and Jeremy Freeman are going to continue their reign of terror, imaging the whole zebrafish brain as if it’s no big deal. 272 more words

Systems Neuroscience

Animal Behaviour MOOC - baby ospreys and fish families!

Hi all,

Life has been awesomely busy recently, with various weekends away (karate course and Sonisphere being the main ones recently) but I’ve also got rather into MOOCs again. 1,345 more words


About Fishes and Livers

This image shows a lateral view on a 48 hour old zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryo. The embryo lies back (dorsum)-side up with the head being on the left outside the picture. 403 more words