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 Science Philanthropy Alliance published a special edition newsletter in October highlighting the Nobel Prize and MacArthur Fellowship recipients. Read […]
Science philanthropy is like a road trip. You pick a lane of scientific endeavor that you are passionate aboutâ€”it could […]