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Evolution's Worst Mistake? How About External Testicles? - Undark Magazine


Undark Magazine
Evolution could have simply tweaked the parameters of sperm development so the ideal temperature of its enzymatic and cellular processes was the same as the rest of the body's processes. Hematopoiesis, the creation of new blood cells, is a close ...

Neuron Guidance Factor Found to Play a Key Role in Immune Cell Function - Scicasts (press release) (blog)


Scicasts (press release) (blog)
Macrophages are white blood cells involved in a variety of biological functions, from destroying infectious pathogens to repairing damaged tissue. To carry out their different roles, macrophages must first be activated and transformed into different ...

Evolution gone weird: Lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green - CBS News


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WASHINGTON -- For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird. It's unusual, but there are critters that bleed different colors of the rainbow besides red ...
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FamilyCord Cord Blood Banking

Newark - United States

California company providing private and public cord blood banking. Includes a company profile and FAQ and information on pricing.

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Cord Blood Banking
United States

A pediatricians's discussion on the benefits and risks of donating a baby's umbilical cord blood. From the "Keep Kids Healthy" website.

Cord Blood Banking
United States

General discussion by Dr. Vincent Ianelli of whether or not you should bank your baby's umbilical cord blood in a private bank.

Stem Cell Cord Blood Banking
Turkey

A guide for anyone looking for information about stem cells and cord blood banking. Provides information on choosing a bank and on the possibility of using the cells for gene therapy.

United States

The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages families to donate their newborn's cord blood, which is normally discarded at birth, to cord blood banks for use by other individuals in need.

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking: Insurance Against Future Diseases?
United States

Researchers are continuing to seek answers to the scientific and ethical questions surrounding this experimental and controversial medical procedure. Article by Holly Wagner of USA Today magazine online.

Alpha Cord Umbilical Cord Blood Network
United States

Since 2002, AlphaCord has been a cord blood & cord tissue banking industry leader. We provide more expecting parents with newborn stem cell storage at the highest quality and the lowest cost.

Puget Sound Blood Center Cord Blood Program
United States

The program collects, processes, stores and distributes blood collected from the umbilical cord for patients needing a stem cell transplant.

Cord Banking
United States

Informational resource to help guide parents who are considering banking their children's cord blood.

Newborn Blood Banking, Inc.
United States

Umbilical cord blood storage bank in Tampa, Florida. They emphasize the storage of whole blood, not just stem cells.

United States

Private cord blood bank stores lifesaving stem cells from your baby's umbilical cord for your family's future use. A subsidiary of StemCyte, Inc.