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Lawmakers, witnesses spar over necessity of fetal tissue research

House lawmakers wrestled Thursday over the importance of fetal tissue in research on devastating illnesses, with Republicans calling to end government funding for such research and Democrats arguing to spare it. Witnesses at the Oversight Committee hearing sparred with lawmakers and each other about whether fetal tissue was necessary or replaceable in medical research. GOP… Read More »

3D Super Clusters in COPD Could Affect Adjacent Healthy Tissue

November 15, 2018 Share this content: To interpret their findings, the researchers developed a personalized computational model of super cluster emergence in COPD. By altering the biomechanical environment of adjacent healthy tissue, 3-dimensional (3D) “super clusters” in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could play a key role in the progression of COPD to… Read More »