First New Sickle Cell Drug to Launch in 20 Years

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug on Friday that reduces the complications associated with sickle cell […]

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Success of sensory cell regeneration raises hope for hearing restoration

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in […]

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New Cell Culturing Method Pumps Up The Volume

An angled view of green cochlea. Credit: Image courtesy of Marine Biological Laboratory In a breakthrough that will likely accelerate […]

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Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types […]

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Hair thinning by stem cell loss

Why people lose their locks in old age may be related to the aging of hair follicle stem cells, two […]

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