NIH researchers develop 'placenta-on-a-chip'; UT Southwestern team IDs heart muscle cell;

> Researchers at the National Institutes of Health developed a "placenta-on-a-chip" that can be used to explore the inner workings of the human placenta. Release

> Regenerative medicine researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center say they have identified a cell that can replenish adult heart muscle. The team used a new cell lineage-tracing technique they devised. Release

> New research published June 22 in the journal Oncogene suggests that stress hormones could undermine currently used breast cancer therapies. Release

> Moffitt Cancer Center researchers say they have discovered a novel mechanism that can lead melanoma cells to develop resistance to drugs that target the protein BRAF. Release

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