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Age Reversal Protein Brings Young Hearts to Old Mice

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June 3, 2013
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Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have identified a blood protein they say can reverse the aging process in mouse hearts. After introducing the protein into the hearts of old mice, the scientists say they saw the organs 'grow younger' before their eyes, results that could eventually help in the treatment of human heart disease.


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AP (July 31, 2013) — Many people think of mice as pests. Not scientists at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. They're raising meadow jumping mice and other species and releasing them into the wild -- all part of a plan to help restore dwindling Midwestern prairies.
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Mice With 'MS-Like' Condition Walk After Stem Cell Treatment

Mice With 'MS-Like' Condition Walk After Stem Cell Treatment

Newsy (May 15, 2014) — The mice were given human stem cells to test stem cell rejection. But instead of rejecting the human cells, the mice began to show positive reactions. Video provided by Newsy
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UK Trial Proves Peanut Allergy Can Be Beaten

UK Trial Proves Peanut Allergy Can Be Beaten

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 30, 2014) — A study of British children suffering from peanut allergy has shown that most can overcome their serious intolerance with a six month program of gradual exposure to the legume. Eleven-year-old Lena Barden was one of 85 children exposed to steadily increasing measures of peanut protein and can now eat five per day with no ill-effect. Jim Drury reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Recipe for Science: ChefSteps Cooks With Liquid Nitrogen

Recipe for Science: ChefSteps Cooks With Liquid Nitrogen

FORA.tv (Apr. 20, 2013) — Recipe for Science: Chefsteps Cooks with Liquid Nitrogen EG - Monterey Conference Center Chef Chris Young brings the laboratory to the kitchen and he experiments with wild food concoctions.
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