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May 29, 2016
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Ivy’s powerful grasp could lead to better medical adhesives, stronger battle armor

Study uncovers molecular explanation for one of nature’s most effective glues COLUMBUS, Ohio – English ivy’s natural glue might hold the key to new approaches to wound healing, stronger armor for the military and maybe even cosmetics with better staying … Continue reading

February 27, 2013
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UCLA Scientists Develop New Therapeutics that Could Accelerate Wound Healing

In “before” and “after” photos from advertisements for wound-healing ointments, bandages and antibiotic creams, we see an injury transformed from an inflamed red gash to smooth and flawless skin. What we don’t appreciate is the vital role that our own … Continue reading

September 29, 2012
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UF Biologist Discovers Mammal with Salamander-like Regenerative Abilities

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A small African mammal with an unusual ability to regrow damaged tissues could inspire new research in regenerative medicine, a University of Florida study finds. For years biologists have studied salamanders for their ability to regrow lost … Continue reading

May 26, 2012
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Relationship Between Social Status and Wound-Healing in Wild Baboons

Findings show it’s best to be “top baboon” Turns out it’s not bad being top dog, or in this case, top baboon. Results of a study by University of Notre Dame biologist Beth Archie and colleagues from Princeton University and … Continue reading

September 18, 2011
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Chemical in Spice Turmeric Kickstarts Cancer-Killing Mechanisms in Human Saliva

Curcumin, the main component in the spice turmeric, suppresses a cell signaling pathway that drives the growth of head and neck cancer, according to a pilot study using human saliva by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. The inhibition … Continue reading