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    Scientists Identify Genes Capable of Regulating Stem Cell Function

    In recent years, planarians have been recognized as a powerful model system in which to molecularly dissect conserved stem cell regulatory mechanisms in vivo. This research reveals that planaria are also a great model in which to study the molecular relationship between stem cells and cancer.

    In recent years, planarians have been recognized as a powerful model system in which to molecularly dissect conserved stem cell regulatory mechanisms in vivo. This research reveals that planaria are also a great model in which to study the molecular relationship between stem cells and cancer.

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    Philip Stashenko Appointed President of The Forsyth Institute

    Today, The Forsyth Institute announced that Philip Stashenko, D.M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed president and CEO of the research institute. He has been serving as interim president since January 2008. Stashenko has played an important role in Forsyth’s history and has held a variety of scientific and leadership positions since joining the Institute in 1978.  

    Today, The Forsyth Institute announced that Philip Stashenko, D.M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed president and CEO of the research institute. He has been serving as interim president since January 2008. Stashenko has played an important role in Forsyth’s history and has held a variety of scientific and leadership positions since joining the Institute in 1978.  

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    Researchers Explore Bacteria in the Mouth

    Dr. Bruce Paster from the Forsyth Institute is part of a discussion on bacteria in the mouth, on NPR's Science Out of the Box. Researchers are exploring the microscopic jungles of bacteria found all over the human body, especially in the mouth. It's a landscape teeming with bacteria that help determine whether your teeth fall out or stay pearly white.

    Dr. Bruce Paster from the Forsyth Institute is part of a discussion on bacteria in the mouth, on NPR's Science Out of the Box. Researchers are exploring the microscopic jungles of bacteria found all over the human body, especially in the mouth. It's a landscape teeming with bacteria that help determine whether your teeth fall out or stay pearly white.

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    Electricity Can Spark Regeneration

    Electricity can provide the initial spark for the regeneration of damaged animal tissues, according to researc reported in the journal Development.

    Electricity can provide the initial spark for the regeneration of damaged animal tissues, according to researc reported in the journal Development.

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    Immune Cells May Damage Teeth

    Dr. Toshi Kawai was interviewed by The Scientist. He discussed his publication in American Journal of Pathology, which focused on how immune cells may contribute to tooth loss in gum disease.

    Dr. Toshi Kawai was interviewed by The Scientist. He discussed his publication in American Journal of Pathology, which focused on how immune cells may contribute to tooth loss in gum disease.