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Nov. 18, 2011

Geron To End Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Geron says it will end its research into treating spinal cord injuries using embryonic stem cells.

stem cells, biotechnology, business, clinical trials, spinal cord injury

Feb. 04, 2011

Quicker Recipe For Turning Skin Cells Into Heart Cells

Researchers say they have turned mouse skin cells directly into beating heart cells.

skin cells, heart, cardio, stem cells

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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