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 Audacious Project, TED’s philanthropic collaborative dedicated to bold, actionable ideas, announced the 2019 Audacious projects. The Science Philanthropy Alliance […]
Sue Merrilees is an advisor at the Science Philanthropy Alliance Over the last two years, we at the Science Philanthropy […]