July 12, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Game of Thrones

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I’m a Star Wars fan so I was definitely going to watch the new series The Mandalorian. Even if you’re not that familiar with the new series, you might heard mention of one its characters nicknamed Baby Yoda on Twitter or elsewhere. Many spoilers are coming below so if you don’t want to be spoiled, stop reading now! Don’t go on in that case. Okay, you’ve been warned. If you don’t want to read The Mandalorian review and get spoilers, maybe go read my past …Read More

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This post is a recap of some major points of Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 3 and The Battle of Winterfell. Before you go on, there are tons of SPOILERS ahead so stop and leave now if you don’t want to see them. Really, many SPOILERs so go away if you don’t want to see them! Spoilers are coming… (Note that I’ve provided an update on this post after sleeping on the episode, see more below). In the lead up to this middle …Read More

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My daughter Julie and I have written a book together entitled,  “How to Build a Dragon or Die Trying, A satirical look at cutting edge science.” The book will be out sometime in June most likely. This is a very different kind of book than my first two, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide and GMO Sapiens. In How to Build a Dragon we, first of all, take a satirical tone as highlighted by the subtitle. We are somewhat poking fun at science hype in …Read More