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FOXI3 gene is involved in dental cusp formation

July 14, 2017

Hairless dog breeds differ from other dogs not only by lacking a coat, but also in the number…
New stem cell technique shows promise for bone repair

February 8, 2017

A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has developed a new method of repairing injured bone using stem cells…
Key regulator of bone development identified

December 10, 2016

Loss of a key protein leads to defects in skeletal development including reduced bone density and a shortening…
Update: 3-D graphene has promise for bio applications

September 5, 2016

Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable for bone implants, according to a study…
3-D graphene has promise for bio applications

September 2, 2016

3-D graphene has promise for bio applications Flakes of graphene welded together into solid materials may be suitable…
Inflammatory response to ceramic scaffolds promotes bone regeneration

August 1, 2016

In their mission to design new biomaterials that promote tissue regeneration, Drexel University researchers have identified how inflammation,…
Face of the future

June 21, 2016

Columbia Engineering researchers first to grow living bone that replicates original anatomical structure A new technique developed by…
The roles of BMP signaling in mouse ES cells

January 26, 2016

A University of Tokyo research group, in collaboration with Uppsala University, revisited the role of bone morphogenetic protein…
Regrowing bone to heal fractures

January 18, 2016

Kurt Hankenson, a Michigan State University veterinary scientist and expert in bone regeneration, is finding ways to improve…
Born to break: Mutation causes fragile bones

January 17, 2016

Researchers show gene variant causes Hajdu-Cheney syndrome, may illuminate bone loss more generally Fragile bones are usually an…
Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land

December 2, 2015

Around 390 million years ago, the first vertebrate animals moved from water onto land, necessitating changes in their…
Chemical tags in ear bones track Alaska’s Bristol Bay salmon

May 18, 2015

A chemical signature recorded on the ear bones of Chinook salmon from Alaska’s Bristol Bay region could tell…
Stem cells that prevent birth defect also repair facial injury

April 23, 2015

Scientists discover craniofacial stem cells key in skull development, facial bone repair Researchers have pinpointed a primary cause…
Good bone, bad bone

March 25, 2015

Scientists explore a new parameter of bone quality that measures strength instead of density For people taking glucocorticoids…
Researchers use iPS cells to show statin effects on diseased bone

September 17, 2014

Researchers at CiRA in Kyoto find the injection of statin promotes bone growth in mice with achondroplasia symptoms…
Researchers discover the healing power of “rib-tickling”

September 14, 2014

Unlike salamanders, mammals can’t regenerate lost limbs, but they can repair large sections of their ribs. In a…
‘Shape-shifting’ material could help reconstruct faces

August 13, 2014

Injuries, birth defects (such as cleft palates) or surgery to remove a tumor can create gaps in bone…
Matrix stiffness is an essential tool in stem cell differentiation, bioengineers report

August 11, 2014

Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have proven that when it comes to guiding stem cells…
Ut-researcher discovers new method for creating bone tissue and cartilage tissue

July 24, 2014

UT-Doctoral Degree Candidate Anne Leferink has discovered a new method for creating bone tissue and cartilage tissue. By…
Scientists discover teeth protein promises bone regeneration

July 2, 2014

Patients suffering from osteoporosis or bone fractures might benefit from a new discovery of a protein that plays…
Hormone treatment restores bone density for young women with menopause-like condition

June 13, 2014

NIH study reveals way to improve bone health for young women with POI Researchers have found that hormone…
Engineering a Better Way to Rebuild Bone Inside the Body

June 1, 2014

Traumatic bone injuries such as blast wounds are often so severe that the body can’t effectively repair the…
Ground breaking hip and stem cell surgery in Southampton

May 20, 2014

Doctors and scientists in Southampton have completed their first hip surgery with a 3D printed implant and bone…
Research shows bone loss causes joint pain from alphaviral diseases

April 17, 2014

Osteoblasts actively synthesizing osteoid. Credit: Robert M. Hunt; Wikipedia.     Arthritogenic alphaviruses such as Ross River virus…
New gel to promote bone growth on implants used in surgical procedures

April 1, 2014

A gel coated titanium surface binds proteins which promote bone formation. Credit: Ida Berts A research group at…
Researchers reverse bone loss in immune disorder

March 27, 2014

Patients with leukocyte adhesion deficiency, or LAD, suffer from frequent bacterial infections, including the severe gum disease known…
Researchers find physical activity in youth leads to stronger bones in old age

March 26, 2014

Reconstructed CT images of the humerii of a professional baseball player reveal a bigger bone in the throwing…
Shock-absorbing ‘goo’ discovered in bone

March 26, 2014

New findings show that much of the mineral from which bone is made consists of ‘goo’ trapped between…
Researchers discover evidence in bones that shows ancient sloths returned to the sea

March 18, 2014

Thalassocnus skeleton, Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, Paris. Credit: FunkMonk/Wikipedia A team of researchers from the Sorbonne Universités have…
New shrinking gel steers tooth tissue formation

March 6, 2014

Material inspired by embryo’s power to shape organs could enable engineering of new teeth, bone, or other tissues…
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