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The development of brain stem cells into new nerve cells and why this can lead to cancer

Ana Martin-Villalba and her research team at the German Cancer Research Center followed stem cells along the path to neurons. The scientists analyzed at every step which genes where switched on and which of them were actually turned into new proteins. They expected to find that stem cells would simply switch their stem cell genes… Read More »

Traditional toys, mobile games join forces for child development

Teknokent at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara has developed new mobile apps that can interact with traditional children’s toys. The apps were developed with the support of the Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBİTAK). These new generation mobile games look to help children’s mental development. With the advancement of technology, the average… Read More »