Archive for January, 2014


Acid bath offers easy path to stem cells : Nature News & Comment.

Well this certainly sets 2014 on fire!  The heat is on!

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Antioxidants Could Increase Cancer Rates | Science/AAAS | News.

This is an interesting report and at opposite ends of the spectrum to one of ours that was just accepted in “Stem Cells and Development.” It should be out soon and I won’t spoil the story, but it could read “Drink your orange juice, but not too much or you’ll never grow up.” Wait for it.  Cheers from the Kelly Lab!

Stem cells overcome damage in other cells by exporting mitochondria.

Just when you thought you knew a bit about cell biology, a study like this comes along! It pays to watch. Exporting mitochondria, whhhaaaaaattttttt, lol.

Spanish Stem Cell Star Steps Down | Science/AAAS | News.

With the current government in Ottawa, prepare for similar stories here in Canada. Can we afford a brain drain?

Scientists develop artificial bone marrow – TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site.

I don’t often read this site, but a damn good story. BTW, for those not in the area, feel free to contact me if you want clarification or updates.

Researchers develop artificial bone marrow; May be used to reproduce hematopoietic stem cells.

A vampire’s delight!

Stem cells on road to specialization.

On the right road for 2014!

Lou Gehrig’s Disease: From Patient Stem Cells to Potential Treatment Strategy in One Study.

Personalized medicine to the forefront, again!

Dishing Up Mini-Organs.

Not exactly the hors d’oeuvres you saw at your New Years cocktail party!

Top 10 Stem Cell Predictions for 2014 | Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog.

Paul Knoepfler’s best guesses look pretty darn good to me!