San Diego Zoo scientists revive cells from 40-year deep freeze to clone endangered horse

Kurt, a 2-month-old colt, is the world’s first Przewalski’s horse clone. He was cloned using cells that have been stored at the Frozen Zoo for four decades. (Scott Stine) https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/business/biotech/story/2020-10-13/san-diego-zoo-scientists-use-cells-frozen-away-for-40-years-to-clone-endangered-przewalskis-horse

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A study in­dic­ates that hair loss might be pre­ven­ted by reg­u­lat­ing stem cell meta­bol­ism

Hair follicle stem cells, which promote hair growth, can prolong their life by switching their metabolic state. PHOTO: SARA WICKSTRÖM https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/health-news/a-study-indicates-that-hair-loss-might-be-prevented-by-regulating-stem-cell-metabolism

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Antiabortion groups say they stand behind Trump’s use of a drug tested on cells derived from an aborted fetus because the president ‘was not involved with that abortion’

© NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/anti-abortion-groups-say-they-stand-behind-trump-s-use-of-a-drug-tested-on-cells-derived-from-an-aborted-fetus-because-the-president-was-not-involved-with-that-abortion/ar-BB19SkGB

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Jan van Deursen’s senolytics: from bench to failed clinical trial

van Deursen’s lawyer threatens a lawsuit over this cartoon, quote: “the similarities (hair /beard [WHICH BEARD, WHERE??? -LS] /glasses are obvious, the context is clear“. Hoecker Lawyer also demands…more https://forbetterscience.com/2020/09/21/jan-van-deursens-senolytics-from-bench-to-failed-clinical-trial/

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What’s your ‘ageotype’? Classification system explains why some of us are older—or younger—than we look

This article or excerpt is included in the GLP’s daily curated selection of ideologically diverse news, opinion and analysis of biotechnology innovation. https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2020/02/04/whats-your-ageotype-new-classification-system-explains-why-some-of-us-are-older-or-younger-than-we-look/

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