Medical Milestone: Scientists Reset Human Stem Cells
SternisheFan sends news that researchers from the University of Cambridge have made a breakthrough in the production of human pluripotent stem cells. The goal when developing this kind of stem cell is to have them as early in the cell’s lifecycle as possible, so that they’re more like true embryonic stem cells and can fulfill whatever role is needed. But all of them made so far are advanced slightly down their developmental pathway. The new work, published in the journal Cell (abstract), has found a way to “reset” the cells by introducing two genes that induce a developmental “ground state.”

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History of the Internet & Social Media

I created a timeline using Time Glider to capture some of the key moments in the history of the internet and major social media milestones - bringing us the internet we know today.




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