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 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today that it is funding 38 pilot projects around the world to help build tools […]
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has stepped up its advocacy for biomedical research funding. As Mary Lasker said: “If you […]