September 24, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

National Institute for Standards and Technologies

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Inspired by DrugMonkeyBlog, I have gone through and listed the first ipscell.com blog posts of each of the 12 months of 2014. It makes for a surprising summary of the year. Think of it as the 12 months of stem cell blog mass (12 days of Christmas image from Wikipedia). Just for fun, I’ve included both the blog post title and the first sentence of each post. 2014 Jan: Stem Cell Outreach Success in Spanish: ¿Qué son las células madre? I’ve been working on a stem cell outreach …Read More

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By Jeanne Loring Last week I visited NIST, the National Institute for Standards and Technologies in Gaithersburg, Maryland as a member of a review panel. NIST is the science branch of the US Department of Commerce, which is the business part of the government, and is not officially associated with other acronyms, the NIH, NSF, DOD, DOE, or the FDA. I discovered something exciting that is a secret to most biologists. It wasn’t the atomic clock, which is the official time standard, or the …Read More