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Hottest Science Articles of 2014 in a Word Cloud

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Altmetrics a relatively new way of ranking scientific articles based on metrics that include social media impact. The company Altmetric came out with their Top 100 articles for 2014, which is a fun list to check out.  A quicker way to get the gestalt of them collectively is from a word cloud (above) made from the title …

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STAP Voted as the Stem Cell Story of the Year for 2014

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When I asked the readers of this blog what they felt was the biggest stem cell story of 2014 in a poll, they overwhelmingly picked the STAP cell scandal. For background on STAP you can toggle through the many STAP cell pieces on this blog here, see a STAP timeline, and a STAP image gallery. Basically, …

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Stem Cell Person of the Year 2014: Masayo Takahashi (高橋 政代)

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Congratulations to Masayo Takahashi (高橋 政代), MD, PhD, the winner of the 2014 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award. Dr. Takahashi received this award including the $2,000 prize for her exceptional achievements in stem cell research in 2014. She was selected as the winner from a stellar group of top 12 finalists this year. Takahashi leads …

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Update on Stem Cell Person of the Year Award 2014

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This year is my third year handing out a Stem Cell Person of the Year Award. The winner each year should be the top, most positive, outside-the-box influencer in the stem cell. Each year it doesn’t get any easier picking just one winner from the groups of amazing finalists chosen by the readers of this blog. …

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Diverse Stem Cell Person of the Year 2014 Award Finalists

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With more than 4,142 votes cast, the readers of this blog have chosen the top 12 finalists for the Stem Cell Person of the Year Award for 2014 from the 27 nominees. You can see the final vote tallies at left. The votes came from more than 50 countries with some interesting geographic patterns (I …

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