STAP refutation

New Nature papers debunk STAP cells

September 23, 2015 Paul Knoepfler 6

Today marks nearing the completion of a full circle for one of science’s biggest controversies: the STAP cell fiasco. Today STAP cells are completely refuted with the publication of two new papers in Nature and we know much more–with some […]

Obokata press conference

Obokata Can’t Reproduce STAP Cells

December 18, 2014 Paul Knoepfler 51

Signaling a nightmare ending to what was originally a fairy tale scientific story, the Japanese press (e.g. here) are reporting that Haruko Obokata has herself been unable to make STAP cells again as part of a RIKEN team testing STAP under watchful […]