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Stem cells induced in living mice – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on September 12th, 2013.

Scientists have reprogrammed adult cells to revert to a stem cell state inside living mice. Induced pluripotent stem cells, which have the potential to differentiate into many mature cell types, have been generated in Petri dishes in the lab, but never before in a living animal. Now, Spanish researchers have shown that the with the […]

NZ Herald/NZPA: Long relationships the key to health, study finds

Peter Griffin posted in on January 6th, 2011.

Research carried out by University of Otago researchers has found that relationships of over 5 years – but not necessarily marriages – are good for our health. People in long-terms relationships suffer less from depression, are less likely to contemplate suicide, and are also less likely to have substance abuse/addiction problems. An excerpt: (read in […]

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