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tags: Growing Organs, medicine, TEDMED,regeneration, stem cells, organ, tissue, Anthony Atala, TEDTalks, streaming video Anthony Atala’s state-of-the-art lab grows human organs — from muscles to blood vessels to bladders, and more. At TEDMED, he shows footage of his bio-engineers working with some of its sci-fi gizmos, including an oven-like bioreactor (preheat to 98.6 F) and…

tags: performance horses, polo, racing, tendon injury, stem cell research Horses clear a jump during the Challenge Cup Handicap Steeplechase on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival in the UK. Image: BBC News. Those of you who follow my writings about racehorses and other high-performance horses will be interested to learn that several companies…

tags: performance horses, polo, racing, tendon injury, stem cell research Beat Maendli on board Principal clears a fence during the dressage and show jumping Grand Prix in Aachen, Germany. Image: BBC. Have you read the featured story in last week’s issue of Science News? It is a fascinating look at the use of stem cells…

Cloning: A Beginner’s Guide

tags: book review, biotechnology, biomedicine, stem cells, ethics, Cloning: A Beginner’s Guide, Aaron Levine Would you drink milk from a cloned cow? Should we clone extinct or endangered species? Are we justified in using stem cells to develop cures? When will we clone the first human? Ever since Dolly the sheep was born, questions like…