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You don't know how, but your brain does

If you’re a footballer, a dancer, a mix-martial artist, or a sculpturist, you all depend on a complex system of movements, which needs to be up and down, left and right regulated in order to sustain a creative pattern. 388 more words

How the Zika Virus Works

The Zika virus was much in the news this past summer.  The virus remains active in more than 70 countries.

There are two strains of the virus, Asian and African.  242 more words


Results are in: The Winners of our 2017 #StemCellResolution Campaign

We asked and you answered! In January, we launched our first Stem Cell Resolution campaign to raise awareness about the importance of stem cell research. We challenged scientists, students, institutes and the public to make a #StemCellResolution and share it on social media. 1,288 more words

California Institute For Regenerative Medicine

Global standards for stem-cell research

New guidelines from the International Society for Stem Cell Research offer a model for self-regulation in contentious areas, write Jonathan Kimmelman and colleagues.

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Saving lives with placenta donation 

I’d never heard about placenta donation until about a year ago when I saw someone on TV discussing it. I had no idea that the cord blood of the placenta is one of the richest sources of stem cells and every day it is routinely thrown away in the UK. 475 more words


Should Embryonic Stem Cell Research Be Allowed? - An Insight

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.- Khalil Gibran

One ethical issue which faces the world currently is the morality of stem cell research; a matter debated globally.

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U.S. scientists create human-pig chimera embryos to grow human cells: 'This required a tour de force'

In what’s being hailed a scientific “tour de force,” American researchers have succeeded in creating human-pig chimera embryos with the ultimate goal of one day growing human organs in animals for transplant. 980 more words