Lab-Grown Foie Gras is Here to Take Away the Ethical Concerns

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Lab-Grown Foie Gras is Here to Take Away the Ethical Concerns” – below is their description. Few foods are simultaneously able to raise feelings of delight and repulsion quite as deftly as foie gras. A fatty duck or goose liver that’s so buttery it’s both delicate and … Read more Lab-Grown Foie Gras is Here to Take Away the Ethical Concerns

Susanna Praises ‘Hero’ Who Gave Up Euro 2020 Semi Final Ticket To Save A Life | GMB

Good Morning Britain published this video item, entitled “Susanna Praises ‘Hero’ Who Gave Up Euro 2020 Semi Final Ticket To Save A Life | GMB” – below is their description. A man who missed England’s semi-final win over Denmark so he could donate stem cells has been given tickets to the final. Sam Astley, from … Read more Susanna Praises ‘Hero’ Who Gave Up Euro 2020 Semi Final Ticket To Save A Life | GMB

Researchers Developing Humanoid Robot That Can React to Human Emotions

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Researchers Developing Humanoid Robot That Can React to Human Emotions” – below is their description. This is Abel – a humanoid robot that its developers hope will be able to read human emotions and become a companion for people with conditions such as autism. Abel has the … Read more Researchers Developing Humanoid Robot That Can React to Human Emotions

Human cells grown in monkey embryos spark ethical debate – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Human cells grown in monkey embryos spark ethical debate – BBC News” – below is their description. Monkey embryos containing human cells have been made in a laboratory, a study has confirmed. The scientists injected human stem cells – that have the ability to develop into many different … Read more Human cells grown in monkey embryos spark ethical debate – BBC News

Zebrafish sparks breakthrough in reversing severe muscle trauma | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Zebrafish sparks breakthrough in reversing severe muscle trauma | ABC News” – below is their description. A Monash University team in Melbourne has discovered a new protein that stimulates the production of stem cells that accelerate muscle repair and growth. The researchers say the findings will benefit … Read more Zebrafish sparks breakthrough in reversing severe muscle trauma | ABC News

Chinese study discovers key antiviral proteins in plants

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Chinese study discovers key antiviral proteins in plants” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-11/Chinese-study-discovers-key-antiviral-proteins-in-plants-UuNLCGy7JK/index.html A Chinese study published in Science magazine on Friday has revealed how stem cells in plants protect against viral intrusion. The research team from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) … Read more Chinese study discovers key antiviral proteins in plants

Australia’s scramble to deliver stem cells to blood cancer patients as borders closed | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Australia’s scramble to deliver stem cells to blood cancer patients as borders closed | ABC News” – below is their description. Stem cells transplants for blood cancer patients are risky procedures, and when the COVID-19 pandemic caused borders to shut they became even more so. In a … Read more Australia’s scramble to deliver stem cells to blood cancer patients as borders closed | ABC News

Coronavirus: Scientists trial stem cell treatment

Scientists from the United Arab Emirates have developed a potential treatment for COVID-19 using stem cells. The procedure works by extracting stem cells from a patient’s blood and reintroducing them in an “activated” state to the lungs to repair damage.  Sky News’ Adam Boulton speaks to Dr Fatima al-Kaabi, a haematologist from the Abu Dhabi … Read more Coronavirus: Scientists trial stem cell treatment

Adventures in academia: my research career | Dr Katherine Sleeman

Dr Sleeman shares her personal journey in research, with inspiring stories and advice for early career clinical academics. “My career has been such a zig-zag: in fact, I would say it’s been characterised by extremes. From success to failure: from moments of absolute clarity to long periods of deep uncertainty, and from motivation to frustration.” … Read more Adventures in academia: my research career | Dr Katherine Sleeman

Researching the developing brain in health & disease | Professor David Rowitch

Professor Rowitch outlines current scientific understanding of the connections within the developing brain, and what the Academy of Medical Sciences is doing in this field. Read more about the Academy of Medical Sciences’ scientific meeting on the developing brain in health and disease: https://acmedsci.ac.uk/policy/policy-projects/the-developing-brain-in-health-and-disease Professor David Rowitch FMedSci is Professor of Paediatrics and Head of … Read more Researching the developing brain in health & disease | Professor David Rowitch

Stem cells and genome editing | Professor Janet Rossant FRS

Professor Rossant explains her research into embryonic stem cells and the potential of regenerative medicine. Using mouse blastocysts as a model, Professor Rossant has spent her career focusing on embryonic development and tracing cell lineages, seeking to understand how and why cells differentiate in the embryo. The field of stem cell research is now realising … Read more Stem cells and genome editing | Professor Janet Rossant FRS

Retinal repair: Bringing stem cells into focus

The retina is the eye’s most sophisticated component. Researchers are developing techniques to recreate retinal tissues — and even entire retinas — in the lab. These complex structures can then be transplanted into patients and could help to restore lost vision in people affected by diseases such as age-related macular degeneration. Read more at https://www.nature.com/collections/yvwsxqgynv … Read more Retinal repair: Bringing stem cells into focus

Biotech: Nominations Open for 2011 Biotech Humanitarian Award

Nominations are now open for the third annual Biotech Humanitarian Award. Organised by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), $10,000 will be presented to an individual who uses biotechnology to heal, fuel or feed the planet. The Award will be presented at the 2011 BIO International Convention, in Washington, DC which takes place on 27th – 30th June 2011. … Read more Biotech: Nominations Open for 2011 Biotech Humanitarian Award

Science: DNA Mutation in c-Myb Gene linked to Leukaemia

Australian researchers have uncovered a novel DNA mutation in the c-Myb gene that may be linked to the development of leukaemia, breast and colon cancer. A team led by Dr Peter Papathanasiou from the John Curtin School of Medical Research at The Australian National University and Associate Professor Andrew Perkins from the Institute for Molecular … Read more Science: DNA Mutation in c-Myb Gene linked to Leukaemia