September 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Center for the Advancement of Science in Space

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Stem cells took a trip near to space in a test capsule and reportedly returned alive and apparently well. What was the story with the stem cells being tested in this way for future time in space? Space.com reports: The RED-4U capsule was created by Terminal Velocity Aerospace (TVA) to return science experiments to Earth and carried a cargo of adult stem cells, which can grow into any cell type. The cells, provided by the Mayo Clinic, are thriving despite a parachute’s deployment issue, …Read More