So They Say

So They Say "The procedure is just too simple. There's no complicated cocktail of growth factors." --Hans Scholer, University of Pennsylvania, on how he got mouse embryonic stem cells to transform into ovaries by increasing their density in cell culture. From New Scientist "[Aging] is so often viewed as a process of decline--your hair falls out, your teeth fall out--but we're seeing aging as a process of development. All the biggest changes were for the better." --Stanford University's

The Scientist Staff
Jun 15, 2003

So They Say


"The procedure is just too simple. There's no complicated cocktail of growth factors."

--Hans Scholer, University of Pennsylvania, on how he got mouse embryonic stem cells to transform into ovaries by increasing their density in cell culture. From New Scientist

"[Aging] is so often viewed as a process of decline--your hair falls out, your teeth fall out--but we're seeing aging as a process of development. All the biggest changes were for the better."

--Stanford University's Sanjay Srivastava on his study that shows drastic personality changes when some people get older. From Scientific American

"What if they raced a clone of Secretariat and lost? People would think they were idiots."

--Horse geneticist Ernest Bailey, University of Kentucky, commenting on the cloned mule and why cloning famous racehorses would not be a great idea. From The New York Times


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