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Science that’s more than just skin-deep

News

Science that’s more than just skin-deep

Innovative microscopy technique brings Yale scientists a real-time glimpse of stem cells in action

The unique ability of embryonic stem cells to make copies of themselves and to differentiate into the myriad cell types that make up the body’s tissues and organs has been described in almost magical terms in the popular press. But the action of some stem cells is...

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Science that’s more than just skin-deep

Center treats cystic fibrosis in adulthood

In the mid-1950s, children with cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disease that causes thick mucus to clog the lungs and pancreatic ducts, were not expected to survive long enough to attend grade school. Even 10 to 15...

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Science that’s more than just skin-deep

Apple names Yale a ‘standout school’ for curricular innovations

The School of Medicine’s iPad initiative, through which all Yale medical students have been provided with an Apple tablet computer containing the school’s curriculum, has won praise on campus and off, most recently by...

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