October 27, 2021

The Editor Speaks: Cancer

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Today (Thu Feb 4) is World Cancer Day. One can only wonder why there is no cure for cancer? If there were wouldn’t there be a lot of people out of business? Yes I am cynical but then I have been battling cancer and thought I had beaten it but then it comes back and […]

Human skin cells reprogrammed directly into brain cells

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From Science Daily By Washington University in St. Louis Summary: Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder. Unlike other techniques that turn one cell type into another, this new process does not pass through a […]