by Amy Adams on November 3, 2010 at 1:56PM | comments
Science had a story this morning about what yesterday's elections mean for stem cell funding. In it they suggest it's unlikely that the lame duck congressional session will bring legislation to expressly legalize federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research, writing:
by Amy Adams on October 20, 2010 at 11:24AM | comments
A good report about bone marrow transplantation in progress comes from the National Hockey League, of all places. Mandi Schwartz, a Yale women's hockey player, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and is being treated at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
In the name of full disclosure, that's the center that cured my mother's lymphoma, so let's just say I'm a fan.
by Amy Adams on October 16, 2010 at 12:46PM | comments
One amazing aspect of living in the era of social media is the incredible way information spreads. A butterfly batting its little orange wings in a monarch grove in Santa Cruz could influence a tweet of a blogger heard 'round the world.