August 8, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Top stem cell blogs

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There are a few excellent stem cell blogs out there. I can see two main ways to evaluate blogs. The first and most important in my opinion is qualitative. Do you enjoy the blog? Does it have fresh, original, & interesting content? Is it influential? I also look for a sense of humor and a personal touch, but that’s my bias. The second way to judge a blog is perhaps more scientific and that is based on Internet metrics such as traffic, rankings, etc. …Read More

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While most readers here tell me they greatly value our stem cell blog, after some threats I’m wondering: is it time to shut this blog down? Some people are saying I should or else! Unfortunately, threats to scientists, scientific openness, and science itself are not unusual. This stem cell blog in its current incarnation has now existed for about a year. I’m happy to say that in the last year our readership has grown quite a lot such that we get about 2,000 page …Read More