leonard nimoy

Could Stem Cells Have Saved Leonard Nimoy?

February 28, 2015 admin 5

Spock was always my favorite Star Trek character. Even if Leonard Nimoy was not Spock, it seemed to me that there was much of Nimoy in Spock. And for many of us scientists there was some of Nimoy and Spock […]

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Recommended Weekend Science Reads

February 28, 2015 admin 0

The pieces on my radar screen to read in my ample spare time as I work the weekend on literally 5 different grants include these pieces: NECSS and SfSBM: A weekend of science and skepticism Breaking Down Fat: Trends in adipose […]

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UK OKs 3-Person IVF: Perspectives

February 25, 2015 admin 9

With the House of Lords vote yesterday, the UK officially became the only country in the world to have legalized human genetic modification. The point of this “mitochondrial transfer” or “3-person IVF” technology is not directly to genetically modify humans […]