Dec 24, 2014

Ancient fish had color vision, study suggests

A fish eye from a primitive time when Earth had one single continent has yielded evidence of color vision dating back at least 300 million years, according to new research. Analyzing the fossilized remains of a fish from the “spiny shark” family that lived ...

Dec 17, 2013

Team boasts pancreatic islet cells success

Researchers at Kumamoto University have developed an efficient method to create pancreatic islet beta cells from embryonic stem cells, according to an article in Sunday’s edition of the British journal Nature Chemical Biology. The team, including Shoen Kume, a professor in the university’s Institute ...