October 25, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

taboo topics in science

5 min read

Wait, what’s that taboo elephant doing in the IPS cell lab? You don’t see it? I’m starting a new series called “The Elephant in the Lab” where I discuss controversial laboratory topics that people are usually too afraid to publicly discuss. We are starting with iPS cells. (for a description and definition of iPS cells go here). iPS cells have only been around a half dozen years, but already there are semi-taboo topics about iPS cells that collectively the field is disinclined to talk …Read More