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Enter The Niche stem cell videos contest with $100 prize

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Who doesn’t like stem cell videos? Some of you already know that we have a stem cell YouTube channel with me, Paul Knoepfler, talking about many important topics on stem cells. The point of the channel is science-based educational outreach to people all over the world. With this in mind, I’ve been thinking it’d be …

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The Niche stem cell picture contest winners: gut & astrocytes

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I got some great entries for our The Niche stem cell picture contest. While I expected many bright colorful images, every year some of the pictures surprise me in certain ways. There was another surprise in that two entrants in the contest, both Assistant Professors, are sisters. A talented family! You can see the previous …

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The Niche 2019 stem cell pic contest winner is Shiri Gur-Cohen

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A couple weeks ago I launched our 2019 stem cell pic contest here on The Niche. It was a challenge for me choosing the winner from the top 9 finalists, whose images I made a composite of that is included toward the end of this post. The picture at the bottom of the composite seems …

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Epic stem cell pic contest: win free swag, new Dragon book & t-shirt

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Who doesn’t like a good science contest with prizes? There are so many beautiful pictures of cells including some that are stem cell-related out there in journals and on the web. We can find such images are in papers. Sometimes people post such great cell pics on the web too. In the past I’ve run …

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TGIF: wacky picture caption contest

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OK, it’s been a long week of science so time for some fun: a caption contest. I took the below wacky picture at a place here in California because I was struck by how odd this situation looks. I think it deserves some clever caption. What is the best or funniest possible caption?

Winners of FLASH contest: Johnathon Anderson & Sai Vemula Going to World Alliance Stem Cell Forum

I recently held a flash 48 hour contest for free tickets to the World Alliance Forum on the future of stem cells at which Yamanaka and others will be speaking. Congrats to the winners, Sai Vemula and Johnathon Anderson. Here are their winning entries. Sai Vemula Editor, SSSCR-International, UC Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology B.A. This …

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Stem cell essay contest winner category 1: Claire August

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I’ve sponsored a stem cell essay contest with two winners: age 18 or younger (category 1) and age 19 or older (category 2). The deadline has passed and we have our winners. I received a number of interesting essays and today I’m happy to announce the winner in the younger category: Claire August. I’ll announce the category …

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