03:02 , Nov 22, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Eggs over easy

A Japanese group has brought the field of reproductive medicine one stride closer to the elusive goal of artificially generating oocytes in vitro, with a study detailing a suite of steps to convert a mouse...
07:00 , Oct 27, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

T cell gas, tumor brake

  A trio of studies has converged on a common pathway, headed by the PPAR co-activator PGC-1α , to fight cancer and chronic infections by manipulating either T cell immunotherapies or the tumors themselves. While...
07:00 , Sep 10, 2015 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Techniques: 3D model of human stomach tissue derived from embryonic stem cells (ESCs)

Disease models TECHNOLOGY: 3D models A 3D in vitro model of stomach tissue derived from human ESCs could be used to screen drugs for stomach diseases. In human ESC-derived cells that had begun to undergo...