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3.12.19

Scientists Reawaken Cells From a 28,000-Year-Old Mammoth

Yuka the woolly mammoth died a long time ago, but scientists gave her cells a short second life in mouse egg cells.

7.31.17

Scientists Found a Way to Stop Aging in Human Cells

They targeted telomeres, caps on chromosomes whose length roughly corresponds to age.

2.12.17

Cell Death Might Be Reversible, and Scientists Are Trying to Find Out Why

It tells us something important about cancer.

1.5.17

Reprogramming Organs Could Be the Future of Transplants

This could mean safer life-saving organ transplants.

12.5.16

Celldance Video Selections Offer Artful Look At the Secret Lives of Cells

The American Society for Cell Biology invited three labs to "tell their own cell story."

11.3.16

Mark Zuckerberg Wants to Map Every Cell in the Human Body

A cell atlas could map out hundreds of different cells to help with disease research.

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9.8.16

Scientists Have Conducted Decades of Research on Mislabeled Cell Lines

Since 1950, many cell lines used in research have been mislabeled as being from the wrong individual, tissue, or species.

6.14.16

An Artist Is Growing a Real Human Hand

3D scaffolds, seeded with stem cells, become art in Amy Karle's 'Regenerative Reliquary.'

4.21.16

This Light-Stretching Microscope Hunts for Cancer at 36M Frames Per Second

Early cancer detection will save lives.

11.18.15

Pigeons Could Help Detect Breast Cancer

Paging Dr. Pigeon!

11.5.15

This New Exhibition Is a Tour of the Human Body’s ‘Hidden Organ’

I, for one, welcome our bacterial overlords.

10.19.15

[Exclusive] Inside MIT's Self-Replicating Objects

When we can make objects that reproduce, what does that mean for the definition of life itself?

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