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.
Sue Merrilees is a senior advisor at the Science Philanthropy Alliance. This is the first of a two-part blog post. […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance announced that three foundations have joined the Alliance, supporting its mission to increase private funding for […]