Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
March 15, 2002|
Discussion of the potential of using pluripotent stem cells for tissue transplantation has raised issues about the frequency and types of spontaneous mutation in these cells. In the March 19 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rachel Cervantes and colleagues from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, report a study of spontaneous and induced mutagenic events in murine embryonic stem (ES) cells (Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2002, 99:3586-3590).Cervantes et al. used a murine model with a disr