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.
June 21, 2019 |
A $10 million gift from Portland’s Mary and Tim Boyle is fueling the start of a joint center in biomedical […]
June 19, 2019 |
There are as many ways to do science philanthropy as there are science philanthropists. At a recent Science Philanthropy Alliance […]