Monday, February 27, 2012

Cells in the News!

New Methods Could Speed Up Repair Of Injured Nerves

- John Hamilton, NPR

Nerves, of course, are cells which transmit information in our brain and between the brain and the rest of the body. Many scientists used to believe that nerve cells almost never repaired themselves. Some researchers are finding that there may be ways to help nerve cells regenerate to repair nerve injuries.

Story from National Public Radio

Study Suggests Way To Create New Eggs In Women

Scientists are finding that there may be ways to help women's ovaries to produce new eggs after their normal egg supply runs out. This may help women - especially women over 40 - to have children who might not have been able to otherwise. 

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