July 10, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

transformers

1 min read

I’m often asked, “How can I help people ‘get’ stem cells with an analogy?” What are the best stem cell analogies? Here are the ones I’ve thought up that resonated most powerfully in my public outreach including with kids. Stem cells as Transformers. They are cool. They can transform into all different kinds of things. They are exciting. They are mighty. They can do positive or negative.   Stem cells as blank tiles in Scrabble. They can literally be what you want them to …Read More