May 24, 2012
Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have uncovered a series of biological events that implicate stem cells’ “niche” (surroundings) as the culprit in loss of stem cells due to aging.
Their findings have implications for treatment of age-related diseases and for the effectiveness of regenerative medicine.
Stem cells are essential building blocks for all organisms, from plants to humans. They can divide… read more