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Obesity in a Dish

Article   Sep 30, 2017 | by Adam Tozer PhD

Neuroendocrine stem cells: a new model to tackle the obesity crisis.

Adam Tozer PhD

Science Writer



Addressing Gender Bias – “It Is Time to End the Tradition in Science of All-Male Speaking Panels”


Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. Director of the National Institutes of Health, has recently directly addressed the issue of underrepresented groups in science: "Too often, women and members of other groups underrepresented in science are conspicuously missing in the marquee speaking slots at scientific meetings and other high-level conferences.”


Can We Really Measure Stress?


Oxford Medistress, developer of the Leukocyte Coping Capacity (LCC) test, says that the test can measure your stress levels in 10 minutes, by sampling a drop of your blood. Could the test revolutionize the field of stress diagnostics? In this article we explore the history of measuring stress, and find out whether the LCC will be a milestone or side-note in that history.


What Are Totipotent Stem Cells?


Defining stem cells is important in research and in many fields where they are being used, such as in regenerative medicine and drug discovery. This article focuses on totipotent stem cells, the most potent of all stem cells, and answers fundamental questions such as: What are totipotent stem cells? Where can they be found? Can totipotent stem cells be induced artificially?



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