Stem Cells

The Takeaway

Science May Speak, But Money Talks

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Politicians often ignore facts because they don't align with their ideology. But scientists hype research to secure more funding. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Cloning for Embryonic Stem Cells

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Arthur Caplan, professor and the director of the division of medical ethics at the NYU School of Medicine, discusses the news that scientists have successfully used cloning to produce human embryonic stem cells--and discusses the ethical issues it raises.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Whatever Happened To Stem Cells?

Monday, March 18, 2013

Esquire articles editor Tyler Cabot talks about the history of stem cell research and the long chain of happy mistakes and lucky breaks that have led to many of the grandest discoveries in this area. He’ll be joined by Dr. Anthony Atala, a leader in stem cell research who is trying to raise $1 billion on his own to self-fund research into the breakthrough cures stem cells may bring. Cabot’s article “Whatever happened To Stem Cells?” appears in the April issue of Esquire

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, "Belleville," Sam Lipsyte's Stories, Stem Cell Research

Monday, March 18, 2013

BBC foreign correspondent Kim Ghattas looks at Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State and how she went from being called a polarizing politician to a popular diplomat. Actors Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller discuss the off-Broadway production of “Belleville.” Sam Lipsyte talks about his new book of short stories called The Fun Parts. Esquire editor Tyler Cabot and researcher Dr. Anthony Atala explain the current state of stem cells research.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Stem Cell Hope

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Alice Park, senior science writer at Time magazine, talks about the history and future of stem cell research, and the medical advances it makes possible. The Stem Cell Hope: How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives introduces the cutting-edge science and how it is revolutionizing medicine and changing the way we think about and treat disease.

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