September 26, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog


1 min read

With nearly 200 votes in, our poll on whether sex should be considered a form of genetic modification reflects a big divide. The two most polar answers of “definitely yes” and “definitely not” are almost equal, but “yes” is a bit ahead. In the “probably” category of responses, the “yes” answers lead over “not” by a 2:1 margin. Thus, while overall there isn’t a clear consensus, the respondents definitely leaned toward “yes”. It is striking that only about 6% of respondents were undecided as …Read More

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Does size matter when it comes to a guy’s penis? Can a man get bigger and could he do it via stem cells? Today’s post is the 2nd in a series on stem cells being sold allegedly for a better sex life. You can read the first post here. 2020 update: you might find this more recent post on a guy injecting unproven fat stem cells into his penis of interest. An increasing number of men around the world are paying a lot of money for …Read More

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The stem cell field is seeing stem cells increasingly advertised as the basis for improving people’s lives in countless ways, including a better sex life. Some of the hope for stem cells making life better is legit, while other stuff is bogus. One area that is getting significant attention commercially is how stem cell interventions might provide people with a better sex life. How would that work? Is it real or bogus? Could it even be dangerous? This is the first post in a …Read More