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The Scientist discusses retraction by the Lancet of a Harvard paper on stem cells

from The Scientist:Update (March 15): The Lancet sent The Scientist the retraction notice, which states that the data from Harvard “cannot be held to be reliable.” The editors note that they believe the clinical work conducted in Louisville was done … Continue reading

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California Politics, Stem Cells and Campaign Endorsements

A relatively obscure stem cell scientist last week one-upped — sort of — one of the more powerful lawmakers in the United States Senate.It was not a direct, head-to-head contest — just sort of a rough comparison involving Democratic politics … Continue reading

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California Stem Cells, 'Rapture' and a $5 Billion Bond Measure

This past weekend brought news about a "rapturous agreement among Republicans and Democrats" to support development of new therapies by financing biomedical research with billions of dollars.The New York Times article indicated that the rapture could have something to do … Continue reading

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Convicts to get phones in cells

Phone smuggled in shoe Prisoners could soon have telephones installed in their cells, allowing them to make calls from their beds. Officials are searching for a suitable jail to pilot the scheme and HMP Isis, a young offenders' institution in … Continue reading

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FAA Proves Batteries with Mixed OEM and PMA Cells are just as Safe as Original Configuration Batteries

In a recent study, the FAA found that PMA battery replacement cells were just as safe and effective as their OEM counterparts. The FAA presented its data in a recent conference but a full Report on the results is expected. … Continue reading

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