October 24, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Recommended reads: Bee brain, COVID, from Russia with stem cells, pubs

Reading to them was one of my favorite things to do with my kids when they were little, but it’s a long way from Goodnight Moon to this week’s list of recommended reads, although “bee brain” may have got their attention.

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Media

Reprogramming roadmap reveals route to human induced trophoblast stem cells, reprogramming on the brain
Reprogramming roadmap is interesting for the steps involved in induced pluripotency but also reveals route to human induced trophoblast stem cells. Figure 1, Liu, et al.

Research Pubs

Blast from the past

10 years ago just about right now, a federal judge’s order made federally-funded ES cell research illegal. Here was my take on it on The Niche way back when: Grim reality of the impact of judge’s ES cell decision is emerging.