Stem cells. The mere mention of this term is bound to evoke a reaction from anyone who hears it. These reactions range from; they are the next big thing, to outright rejection of their potential. 382 more words
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Australian researchers discovered what is believed to be a holy grail of stem cell research, the origin of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). HSCs are a a unique cell population which reside in the adult bone marrow and have the capacity to differentiate into all cells of the haematopoietic system. 244 more words
Australian researchers studying zebrafish have made one of the most significant ever discoveries in stem cell research.
They have uncovered the mystery of how a critical type of stem cell found in blood and bone marrow, and essential to replenishing the body’s supply of blood and immune cells, is formed. 535 more words
Okay, not quite all of them. But it looks like Misha Ahrens and Jeremy Freeman are going to continue their reign of terror, imaging the whole zebrafish brain as if it’s no big deal. 272 more words
Life has been awesomely busy recently, with various weekends away (karate course and Sonisphere being the main ones recently) but I’ve also got rather into MOOCs again. 1,345 more words