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Daily Archives: December 7, 2011

Top-grade stem cells boosting research trials

Published: December 7, 2011

British scientists have made the first human embryonic stem cells of a high enough grade to use in patients and deposited them in a public stem cell bank for development in human trials by drug companies and researchers by 2014.

A team from King’s College London said on Monday they were submitting two clinicalgrade stem cell lines to the UK Stem Cell Bank (UKSBC), which will test and validate them before offering them to researchers.

“The World I Come From”

Published: December 7, 2011

An extraordinary college essay written by Gabrielle Schneiderman about the day of her brother’s car accident and the emotional response their family had to it.

One could not avoid the playful yellow words hanging encouragingly on the classroom wall even if he or she tried. They reminded me that “today is a great day to learn something new.” Routinely, my math teacher wrote her notes in multiple colors, supposedly helpful in stimulating our desire to learn. Beneath my notebook, which was so stark white it appeared to crave my pen’s ink, was my tenth grade Algebra 2 textbook, carefully written to prepare me for any problem I would face on the final exam. Everything was in its proper place, just awaiting its signal to help me succeed.

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