Scientists March on Washington

4 key questions for March for Science organizers & what info I gathered on them

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The Scientists March on Washington (aka March for Science @ScienceMarchDC) is one of the biggest science movements I’ve ever seen. It’s gone from zero to sixty in about 2 seconds now with hundreds of thousands of supporters, but some important questions are arising about this event and its organizers. I continue to be enthusiastic about the March, but this week I’ve …

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Good stem cell news on trials, FDA, cool new papers & more

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In the whirlwind that is the stem cell and regenerative medicine world, there are many concerning things that need attention, but also good stuff happens too and this post focuses on the positive. The Asterias spinal cord injury clinical trial, a phase 1/2a trial called SCiStar, continues to make encouraging news with a clean safety profile …

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Scientists battle Trump agenda on multiple fronts

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The first ten days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been just as extreme as many had feared including those of us in the scientific community, but the early reactions of scientists to fight Trump’s agenda have been encouraging. We’ve collectively been sparked to “get out of the lab” and do something about it. There are many …

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