How man’s best friend is helping cancer treatments

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:00am by Nicole Ehrhart, Colorado State University, The Conversation The author, center, and Dr. Anna Conti, left, and student Kelsey Parrish with Conti’s Basset hound, Picasso, who had surgery for cancer. (Via Colorado State University. William Cotton/CSU Photography, Author provided) “A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy

Scientists generate pluripotent stem cells with more stable genomes

August 28, 2015 at 1:48 AM Damaged tissue, such as pancreas, heart, and neuronal tissue, which is regenerated to treat cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, or neurodegenerative diseases. This is one of the ambitious scenarios to which regenerative medicine aspires and that is being announced as one of the great promises of twenty-first century biomedicine for the

Scientists Develop Free, Online Genetic Research Tool

RNAMiner makes genetic science easier, could lead to faster results July 07, 2015 by Jeff Sossamon Jianlin Cheng, Jilong Li and Jie Hou recently developed RNAMiner, a website making it easier for scientists to analyze genomic data. Credit: Ryan Owens, MU College of Engineering COLUMBIA, Mo. – Technology rapidly is advancing the study of genetics and

‘Most Comprehensive Map’ of Human Epigenomes Is Unveiled

UCSF Researcher Leads One of Four Major U.S. Centers in Global Effort By Laura Kurtzman on February 18, 2015 Two dozen scientific papers published online simultaneously on Feb. 18, 2015 present the first comprehensive maps and analyses of the epigenomes of a wide array of human cell and tissue types. Epigenomes are patterns of chemical