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Getting the most therapeutic potential out of cells

A simple change in the way donor cells are processed can maximize a single cell's production of extracellular vesicles, which are small nanoparticles naturally secreted by cells, according to new research from researchers at the University of Illinoi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 29th, 2021

Nanotherapy for Immunosuppression May Lead to Diabetes Treatment

Researchers at Northwestern University developed a nanoparticle delivery system for a common immunosuppressant drug that increases the potential of pancreatic islet transplantation as a viable long-term treatment for Type I diabetes. The technology t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Cultivated Meat Passes the Taste Test

In a blind tasting, meat grown from stem cells tasted just like chicken, but without the fat that makes chicken taste good. Renowned Israeli gastronome Michal Ansky knows her food. She’s a professional taster and a Master Chef judge.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News20 hr. 54 min. ago

Instagram will now show suspected hate speech lower in your Feed

Instagram has announced it will now show potential hate speech lower down in your feed, lulling you with a gentle string of thirst traps and puppies before hitting you with the racism. Revealed in a blog post on Thursday, Instagram says it is ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News20 hr. 54 min. ago

The best VPNs for unblocking American Netflix from the UK

Everyone loves settling down for a streaming session, right? Lining up all your favourite snacks and drinks, surrounding yourself with cushions and blankets, and then spending hours in front of a screen can be a truly therapeutic experience, but ther.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News20 hr. 54 min. ago

Google Labs starts up a blockchain division

Google Labs tackles "high-potential, long-term projects," and that includes blockchain. Enlarge (credit: Sean Gallup | Getty Images) Here's a fun new report from Bloomberg: Google is forming a blockchain division. The news com.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Increasingly efficient production of human pluripotent stem cells

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed a new, faster and more reliable technique for reverting human cells to the stem cell state. Pluripotent stem cells are a key tool in biomedicine for modeling various diseases and developing nov.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

Modeling how cells choose their fates

It may seem hard to believe, but each one of us began as a single cell that proliferated into the trillions of cells that make up our bodies. Though each of our cells has the exact same genetic information, each also performs a specialized function:.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

Marine sponge cells in 3D could ramp up production of drug compounds

There are more than 9,000 species of marine sponges (Phylum Porifera) worldwide, which are a source of novel natural products. They contain promising chemical agents that may be useful in combatting cancer, COVID-19 and antibiotic-resistant Staphyloc.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Creating sustainable material from waste

It's no secret that we need more sustainable materials if we hope to help the planet. Bio-derived materials are one potential option, but they must be economical if anyone is going to use them......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

What do you think Apple will call its first AR/VR headset?

The looming Apple Headset has started to dominate the rumor mill, with expectations heating up ahead of a potential announcement sometime this year or in 2023. But while we already know many specifications of the headset, one thing that we don’.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Instagram testing paid subscriptions feature for creators using in-app purchases

Instagram is launching a new paid subscription feature for creators today within its iOS and Android apps. With this new functionality, Facebook is targeting potential competitors like OnlyFans that continue to see growth. Despite Facebook’s d.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Lab-Grown Hair Cells Could Be On the Way To Treat Baldness

An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from a report via MIT Technology Review: Biologists at several startups are applying the latest advances in genetic engineering to the age-old problem of baldness, creating new hair-forming cells that could resto.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Freyr, Aleees team up for LFP cathode manufacturing

Norway-based Freyr Battery, a startup specializing in lithium-ion battery cells, and Taiwan-based Aleees, a producer of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode materials for batteries, have signed a deal to jointly establish an LFP cathode plant in the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

Tiny electric generators could accelerate wound healing

Tiny dressings that generate electricity in response to movement could accelerate wound healing and tissue regeneration. Scientists in Taiwan reviewed the latest advances and potential applications of wound healing technology in the journal Science a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Hetero-lattice intergrown MOF membranes: A potential solution to polyol upgrading in industry

Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) bring tremendous opportunities for separation of liquid chemicals using membranes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Do you need a VPN at home? Potential benefits explained

A VPN might seem like overkill at home but it actually offers plenty of key advantages. Here's why you need a VPN at home......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Wikipedia May Be Next To Drop Support For Crypto

New submitter Ol Olsoc writes: "When the Mozilla Foundation took to Twitter on New Year's Eve to announce it was going to begin accepting cryptocurrency donations, it likely didn't think about potential blowback from one of its founders, but that's w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Dark matter asteroids (if they exist) may cause solar flaresĀ 

The trick is distinguishing a potential dark asteroid flare from a normal solar one. An X1.6 class solar flare flashes in the middle of the sun on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: NASA/SDO) Dark matter is proving to be a rather frustr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Apple AR Headset Could Cost Consumers Over $2,000

Apple's long-rumored mixed-reality headset could cost consumers over $2,000 when it eventually ships, with a report claiming the expensive development and components justifies the potential price. From a report: The lengthly development process of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Amazon halts plan to ban Visa credit cards in UK

Retailer delays implementation of policy as companies work on "potential solution." Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal | Getty Images) Amazon has halted a plan to ban customers using UK-issued Visa credit cards from this week, as the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022