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>Wash this reactionary’s mouth out with soap!

> compares the Bush administration’s happiness about reprogrammed adult stem cells with that man, Mr. Clinton’s, “I did not have sex with that woman!” and President Bush’s statement “Mission accomplished,” after our US troops captured Baghdad. I’ll accept the latter (at some future date, if the evidence supports it), but the first is at least … Continue reading

>Biographic article on Yamanaka

>Here’s a cute biography of Shinya Yamanaka, lead researcher from the Japanese team that reported reprogramming of adult cells into embryonic-like stem cells. As an M.D. myself, I find it interesting that, unlike veterinarians James Thomson of Wisconsin and Time Magazine Person of the Year, Hu Suk Hwang, Dr. Yamanaka is a human doctor, trained … Continue reading

>Translating Thomson’s “Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Lines Derived from Human Somatic Cells”

>Yu, Thomson, and all, from Wisconsin published their paper on reprogrammed induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells from adult cells online in Science Express online, yesterday, just after the Yamanaka/Takahashi team from Japan published theirs in the journal, Cell. (The Thomson paper was not scheduled to go live online until the 22nd.) As discussed on this … Continue reading

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