July 12, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

science educational outreach

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Note that this is post “সস্য কোষ (স্টেম সেল) কাকে বলে?” in Bengali is one part of our “Stem Cells Not Lost in Translation” series. You can see the full series of our stem cell white paper in the other 34 languages here. সস্য কোষ (স্টেম সেল) কাকে বলে? মানবদেহে শত শত বিভিন্ন ধরণের কোষ (সেল) রয়েছে যা আমাদের প্রতিদিনের স্বাস্থ্যের জন্য গুরুত্বপূর্ণ। এই কোষগুলি প্রতিদিন আমাদের দেহকে চালিত রাখার জন্য কাজ করে, যেমন আমাদের হৃদয় ধরফর করে, মস্তিষ্ক চিন্তা করে, কিডনি আমাদের রক্ত …Read More

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What are human lab rats? And I don’t mean humans in a clinical trial. I’m one of those people who can accurately be called “lab rats” in the sense of a scientist loving being in the lab doing experiments, analyzing data, and so forth. Ever since I started as a lab technician in 1990, I found myself very at home in the lab. I wouldn’t say I completely love the smell of methanol, chloroform, or other organics or even other typical lab smells that …Read More

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I started The Niche blog in largely its current form early in 2010, and now 7+ years later we’ve hit two big milestones recently. First, about a month ago, we reached 10,000 comments made on the blog. Thanks for being involved in the discussion on the Niche blog! Second, we reached 7,000,000 total page views on the Niche. Considering early on, we were getting something like 7 readers a day, to get to seven million is quite something. It’s been an exciting, wild ride …Read More

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2,000 is a big number. As of this week I’ve now published 2,000 posts here on The Niche since I started back in early 2010. I can’t quite believe it myself. To celebrate that milestone, I have revamped The Niche in terms of its organization and style with the help of a very skilled web developer. You might have noticed some of these changes around here. I hope you like them. The site should be speedier for one thing. We are also nearing another …Read More