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Ep. 17: Naked Stem Cells Featuring Dr. Chris Smith of The Naked Scientists

By April 22, 2014March 31st, 2023One Comment


In this episode we talk with the creator and host of The Naked Scientists; a website and podcast dedicated to all things science. We talk with Chris about his shows, and get his take on the stem cell field.

Resources and Links

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KOI-3278: A Self-Lensing Binary Star System

Scientists Spot a Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’

Female ‘Penis’ Found on Brazilian Cave Insects

Oh Baby: Scientists Find Protein That Lets Egg and Sperm Hook Up

Is ‘Sluggish Cognitive Tempo’ a New Disorder or an Extension of ADHD?

Artificial Blood on an Industrial Scale

Mapping Gene Expression in the Fetal Brain

Gene Variant Puts Women at Higher Risk of Alzheimer’s Than It Does Men, Study Finds

Traces of Trauma in Sperm RNA

Lab-Grown Private Parts: Vagina Implants Cure Rare Disorder

Gut-Eating Amoeba Caught on Film

Gene Therapy Successfully Regenerates an Old Organ Inside a Living Animal

Bees Exposed to Fungicide More Vulnerable to Nosema Parasite

Obokata Mentor, Co-Author: STAP Cells Just A ‘Hypothesis’

In Stem-Cell Research, Health Benefits Outweigh the Risks Of Copying Humans

Human Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer Using Adult Cells

Conversion of Quiescent Niche Cells to Somatic Stem Cells Causes Ectopic Niche Formation in the Drosophila Testis

Auxetic Nuclei in Embryonic Stem Cells Exiting Pluripotency

Pathways Disrupted in Human ALS Motor Neurons Identified through Genetic Correction of Mutant SOD1 

Multifaceted Regulation of Somatic Cell Reprogramming by mRNA Translational Control

Two miRNA Clusters Reveal Alternative Paths in Late-Stage Reprogramming

Photo Reference: Courtesy of Dr. Chris Smith – The Naked Scientists

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One Comment

  • Mohamed Gatie says:

    Hi to both of you from Canada,

    I just wanted to submit this and let you guys know that this show is AMAZING. I love listening to you guys talk about a wide range of research papers and then rant on whatever is on your mind. I’m glad this show exists and it would be awesome if you guys made a YouTube channel! I will definitely subscribe!

    Thanks and keep it up,

    p.s. I will send my rant as soon as I write it 🙂