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CRISPR Shows Bright Potential But Faces Significant Challenges

The first mobile phones were developed in the 1970s. The first commercial mobile phone, released in 1983 by Motorola, cost around $4000. However, mobile phones as a whole were not widely adopted until the late 1990s and proliferated further in the 2000s. 718 more words


What Really are Stem Cells?

It seems that we can’t spend too much time on the internet before coming across articles about stem cells. Whether this be a headlining piece in a magazine about a new scientific breakthrough that utilizes stem cells, or a Facebook share about them from a relative (a relative often known for oversharing random medical articles). 600 more words

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Why should I care about Stem Cells?

Many of us are vaguely aware of the functions of stem cells and that they are deemed “important” by scientists and researchers. But what is it that makes these cells so cherished by doctors and scientists a like? 646 more words

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Hannover thesis investigation and secret Heidelberg research of Philipp Jungebluth

The German surgeon-apprentice Philipp Jungebluth was student, most loyal acolyte and trusted right-hand man of the disgraced stem cell researcher Paolo Macchiarini. Jungebluth was part of most if not all trachea transplants performed by Macchiarini on their unlucky patients. 1,813 more words


Stem cells: Information environment

Proposed way of alternative way of generating data from stem cells interventions performed under 21 CFR part 1271 (CGTP) 

In the treatment of an individual patient, where…

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Genes edited to create color-coded stem cells

Researchers in Seattle have taken advantage of two of the hottest trends in biotech – cell reprogramming and CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing – to create human stem cells that glow as they turn into different tissue types. 210 more words