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50 Shades of Potency: The Elusive Def...

A century ago, we didn’t even know they existed. Now we know their function is essential to nearly every regenerative process in our body, and for creating life itself. But despite decades of research on these ubiquitous cells, it is still worth exploring the question:   What is a stem cell?   In fact, most […]

Beyond the Band-Aid: Nerve Regenerati...

Nerves are incredibly difficult to regrow and, perversely, easy to injure. Just one slip of a cooking knife can sever a digital nerve, leaving a finger or few paralyzed; a motorcycle accident can cut off lack of sensation in one leg. And in most cases, as the injured neuron struggles to grow back, recovery is […]

(Joe’s Pic) SSSCR-Berkeley Phot...

(Joe’s Pic) SSSCR-Berkeley Photoshoot

Perhaps it is because of my mathematical roots that I like this picture so much; but regardless of my preferences, our SSSCR members continually amaze me with their creativity and vision for the future of stem cell research and regenerative medicine. See more creative ideas from the SSSCR-Berkeley chapter on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ssscrberkeley +10