Monitoring Heart Cells without Disrupting Them

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic device monitors cardiomyocytes
This from Japanese cardio-researchers: “For the first time, engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor [MORE]

AI Aids Automatic Molecular Imaging

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single molecule imaging
Japanese scientists have used fluorescent labeling microscopy and artificial intelligence to identify and locate single molecules in living [MORE]

Lab Grown Neural Structures

March 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Growing Functioning Brain Tissue
From Japan’s RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology comes this news about growing brain tissue in the lab: [MORE]

Caution on Transforming Stem Cells by Acid Baths

April 22, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Embryonic Stem Cells
Last month, Tagline carried a piece about researchers at RIKEN’s Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan who [MORE]

A Simple Method for Inducing Pluripotent Stem Cells

March 25, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Embryonic Stem Cells
In what may be the story of the year, if not of the century, researchers at Japan’s RIKEN [MORE]

Mouse Cloned from a Single Drop of Blood

October 8, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

What’s different about this experiment in somatic cell nuclear transfer is that the transferred nucleus came from a white [MORE]

Unpowered Microfluidics Chip; Quick Results

January 8, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chip for RNA detection
MicroRNA’s are molecules that regulate gene expression in a range of biological functions from cell [MORE]

Fusion Protein in Bone Regeneration

October 23, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fusion Protein
Bioengineers in Japan have fused two osteogenic proteins—the collagen binding domain of fibronectin and a bone mineralization protein—and [MORE]

Stem Cells for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

September 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem Cell Clinical Trials
This piece reports on two groups, in Japan and the United States, that are applying stem [MORE]

Stem Cell-Derived Pituitary Gland

February 7, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pituitary Cells
This is one of those things that is almost inconceivable until it happens: scientists at Japan’s RIKEN Center for [MORE]

Growing Retinas in vitro

May 3, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Retina created in a test tube
This is exciting news even if you’re not concerned with retinal degeneration-researchers at the RIKEN [MORE]