George Q. Daley

May. 17, 2013

Researchers Report Cloning Advance for Producing Stem Cells

Through cloning techniques, researchers created a source of embryonic stem cells genetically identical to a patient.

stem cell, cloning, biotechnology, genetics, embryonic stem cells, ethics

May. 21, 2010

Stem Cell Research Update

We'll take a look at the current state of science -- and policy -- in the field of stem cell research.

stem cell, research, ethics, politics

Feb. 22, 2008

What Makes Stem Cells Stem Cells?

Joe Palca talks with stem cell researcher George Daley about the discovery of a protein that may help give stem cells their unusual multi-function abilities.

stem cells, cancer, biotechnology,

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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