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The Society for Neuroscience
annual meeting ended last week in New Orleans, having presented over 15,000 research abstracts, hundreds of slide shows, and countless thousands of discussions and interactions. If one tries to take in the whole picture, that of 27,512 brain scientists gathered in one place at one time, it’s far too overwhelming. Read More
Six years ago a Japanese scientist found a way trick a skin cell into a type of stem cell. Quite remarkably, these modified cells, called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), were found to be very much like embryonic stem cells, the cells that can become any cell in the body. The work was published in the journal Cell
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