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STEM CELL RESEARCH

The ‘New Age’ of Synthetic Stem Cell Organs

The hype surrounding the completion of the first synthetic organ transplant constructed from the patient’s own stem cells might obscure what we can really learn from this accomplishment: the continued need for support for research in the life sciences.

SCIENCE EDUCATION

Miss-Conceptions About Science

The Miss USA contestants’ answers to the question of whether evolution should be taught in schools illustrated the troubling prevalence of misconceptions about science in our society.