June 21, 2017

Month: June 2017

Mapping how words leap from brain to tongue

  • by CindyLawson
  • 3 Days ago
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When you look at a picture of a mug, the neurons that store your memory of what a mug is begin firing. But it’s not a pinpoint process; a host of neurons that code for related ideas and items — bowl, coffee, spoon, plate, breakfast — are activated as well. How your brain narrows down […]

Bioengineered human livers mimic natural development

  • by CindyLawson
  • 9 Days ago
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An international team of researchers bioengineering human liver tissues uncovered previously unknown networks of genetic-molecular crosstalk that control the organ’s developmental processes — greatly advancing efforts to generate healthy and usable human liver tissue from human pluripotent stem cells. The scientists report online in Nature on June 14 that their bioengineered human liver tissues still […]