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Breakthrough stem cell platform could shed light on mysteries of early human development

September 12, 2019

A new method for making stem cell colonies that mimic parts of early human development could help investigate…
Babies’ preference for faces begins before birth

June 12, 2017

The visual development of babies in the womb has been explored for the first time ever, revealing a…
Biologists reveal how powerful ‘master gene’ regulates physical differences between sexes

February 27, 2017

First-of-its-kind study helps answer major question about development and evolution in males versus females Physical differences between males…
Genes affecting our communication skills relate to genes for psychiatric disorder

January 3, 2017

By screening thousands of individuals, an international team led by researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics…
MRIs for fetal health

October 21, 2016

Researchers from MIT, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital have joined forces in an ambitious new project…
Touchscreens may improve motor skills in toddlers

September 17, 2016

A new study by researchers from King’s College London and Birkbeck, University of London, has found that toddlers…
Neurodevelopmental Model of Williams Syndrome Offers Insight into Human Social Brain

August 12, 2016

In a study spanning molecular genetics, stem cells and the sciences of both brain and behavior, researchers at…
Modern Off-Grid Lighting Could Create 2 Million New Jobs in Developing World

July 19, 2016

Many households in impoverished regions around the world are starting to shift away from inefficient and polluting fuel-based…
No blood vessels without cloche

July 19, 2016

The decade-long search by researchers worldwide for a gene, which is critical in controlling the formation of blood…
Where did it all go wrong? Scientists identify ‘cell of origin’ in skin cancers

July 9, 2016

Our skin is kept healthy by a constant turnover, with dying skin cells being shed and replaced by…
Anatomy of a decision: mapping early development

July 8, 2016

In the first genome-scale experiment of its kind, researchers have gained new insights into how a mouse embryo…
Study shows how judgment of sensory simultaneity may develop in the brain

June 5, 2016

Most people encounter most things by sensing them in multiple ways. As we hear the words people speak,…
Sonic hedgehog gene provides evidence that our limbs may have evolved from sharks’ gills

April 22, 2016

Latest analysis shows that human limbs share a genetic programme with the gills of cartilaginous fishes such as…
Brain scan method may help detect autism

April 17, 2016

Many doctors and scientists think they could improve the diagnosis and understanding of autism spectrum disorders if they…
Early-stage embryos with abnormalities may still develop into healthy babies

March 30, 2016

Researchers at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at Cambridge report a mouse model of aneuploidy, where…
New study to assess why ‘rogue gene’ causes asthma in early life

March 14, 2016

Researchers at the University of Southampton are to study why some people are more likely to develop asthma.…
Giving allergenic foods to infants from 3 months may prevent allergies

March 7, 2016

A new study for the Food Standards Agency (FSA) published in the New England Journal of Medicine has…
Mutual sabotage in parasites

February 13, 2016

Some parasites have only one goal: to develop completely in their intermediate host, await the right time to…
Standard method for deriving stem cells may be better for use in regenerative medicine

February 5, 2016

Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have discovered…
How severe maternal inflammation can lead to autism-like behavior

February 1, 2016

In 2010, a large study in Denmark found that women who suffered an infection severe enough to require…
Research shedding light on genetic switches

January 30, 2016

A new study by basic science researchers in the Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology at New…
Protein combination improves bone regeneration

January 30, 2016

UCLA research team has found a combination of proteins that could significantly improve clinical bone restoration. The findings…
Study reveals subtle brain differences in men with autism

January 29, 2016

Research at King’s College London has revealed subtle brain differences in adult males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD),…
Study gets an earful of how mammals developed hearing

January 13, 2016

An international study led by University of Queensland researchers has challenged a long-held idea about how mammals evolved…
NYU study links life’s milestones to a non-circadian biological rhythm in teeth

January 7, 2016

The circadian rhythm, or “daily biological clock,” controls much of an organism’s regular pace of development, and this…
Testing for brain damage in infants

January 6, 2016

Neurological damage known as Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) occurs in babies who experience a lack of oxygen or blood…
Stem cells likely to be safe for use in regenerative medicine, study confirms

December 20, 2015

Cambridge researchers have found the strongest evidence to date that human pluripotent stem cells – cells that can…
Is evolution more intelligent than we thought?

December 20, 2015

Evolution may be more intelligent than we thought, according to a University of Southampton professor. Professor Richard Watson…
Research leads to first puppies born by in vitro fertilization

December 10, 2015

For the first time, a litter of puppies was born by in vitro fertilization, thanks to work by…
Researchers Find an Unexpected Protein Function in Sea Urchin Embryo Development

November 20, 2015

Despite a flurry of advances in modern science, scientists are still grappling with understanding many of the key…
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