Janet Rossant discusses the nature of basic science, and how the study of blastocysts led to the discovery of the pluripotent stem cell, which can develop into all the cells of the adult body. Rossant notes that advances in chemistry (flourescent colors) and physics (microscopy) were necessary for stem cell research to progress.
The united states and many other nations are launching a life-threatening experiment. They are rapidly and perhaps prematurely easing restrictions on […]
“There has not been a large funding community around infectious diseases, except for the Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust, maybe […]