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Best stem cell blog of 2015: CIRM’s The Stem Cellar

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When I first started blogging here about stem cells in 2010, frankly it felt pretty lonely out there in cyberspace. Nature‘s great blog by Monya Baker and Natalie DeWitt on stem cells had called it quits late in 2009. For the most part the stem cell blogs and other Internet outlets present early in 2010 …

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Recommended reading for innovative, evidence-based medicine

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One of my goals is promoting evidence-based medicine and science-based medicine that is in the best interest of the community including patients. Below is a list of recommended reading for you including mostly blogs, but also other resources that should be on your regular must-read list. Some are stem cell-focused, while most are broader. California …

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The main challenges for SCNT cloning of human embryonic stem cells

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It was intriguing last week to read about another advance in somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)-based therapeutic cloning of human embryonic stem cells (hESC). The first such work was published last year by Mitalipov’s group from OHSU. This second paper to produce so-called nuclear transfer hESC (NT-hESC) made the important advance to show that it could …

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Are You Really A Stem Cell Expert? Take our newly updated 2014 Quiz

I’ve updated our stem cell quiz, which has long been a reader favorite. Give the quiz a try! By answering these 50 questions you can see how much of a stem cell expert you are and how well you keep up on the developments in this fast moving field. It’s also fun and you might …

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Stem Cell Blog of the Year 2013: Signals Blog by Stem Cell Network/CCRM

Stem cell blogs are an increasingly important part of the stem cell field. Today in 2013 it is a far different world for stem cell blogs than when I first had my idea to have a blog in 2009 and when I got it going in early 2010. It was pretty darn lonely back then. …

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To blog or not to blog about sexy, but crappy paper from Dr. Famous?

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To blog or not to blog? Sometimes that is the question and a tough one. Keep going or shut it down? Let’s say that you are a blogger and scientist. I am one of those people wearing both of those hats. A sexy paper comes out in your field. It’s all over the Internet and …

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Stem cell blog of the year 2012: stemcellassays.com by Alexey Bersenev

Stem cell blogs make a big contribution to the stem cell world. Which is the best? It’s a tough choice. This year my pick is stemcellassays.com by Alexey Bersenev as 2012 Stem Cell Blog of the Year. You can also follow Alexey on Twitter here. Congrats to Alexey. Alexey’s blog consistently is outstanding in that it …

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