Transfusions of older blood could be harmful for some patients, leading Columbia researchers to recommend reducing the maximum blood storage limit from six to five weeks.
A study revealing new structural details of an intracellular channel that controls muscle contraction may lead to new drugs for heart and muscle diseases.
Columbia researchers have developed a method to generate hypothalamic-like neurons from human pluripotent stem cells, which could aid the study of obesity.
A stem cell capable of regenerating both bone and cartilage has been identified in bone marrow of mice.
Columbia researchers identify immune cells responsible for destroying hair follicles in people with alopecia areata and restore hair growth with an FDA-approved drug
A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.