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USC Stem Cell scientists make big progress in building mini-kidneys

Organoid recapitulating an adult kidney’s collecting duct system (Image by Zipeng Zeng/Li Lab) By Cristy Lytal A team of scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has created what could be a key building block for assembling a synthetic kidney. In a new study in Nature Communications, Zhongwei Li and his colleagues describe how they

2021-09-08T17:05:52+00:00September 8th, 2021|

Can measuring air pollutants help us combat COVID-19?

Just last year, this sampler was used to better understand the spread of COVID-19, an unexpected but logical adaption, Sioutas said. “COVID-19 is nothing more than an aerosol,” he said. “We can look at it the same way as all other particulate air pollutants.”

2021-06-15T18:26:23+00:00June 15th, 2021|