Let’s talk about a potential new high-tech mine in Minnesota, how scientists have created a synthetic mouse embryo using stem cells, and a major breakthrough in the cause of and treatment for Down Syndrome.
- “This Remote Mine Could Foretell the Future of America’s Electric Car Industry” by Ana Swanson
- “Fight over Minnesota nickel mine plan by Talon Metals is local — and global, too” by Mark Reilly
- “Scientists Use Stem Cells To Create Synthetic Mouse Embryos” by Associated Press
- “Post-gastrulation synthetic embryos generated ex utero from mouse naive ESCs” by Shadi Tarazi, Alejandro Aguilera-Castrejon, Carine Joubran, Nadir Ghanem, Shahd Ashouokhi, Francesco Roncato, Emilie Wildschutz, Montaser Haddad, Bernardo Oldak, Elidet Gomez-Cesar, Nir Livnat, Sergey Viukov, Dmitry Lokshtanov, Segev Naveh-Tassa, Max Rose, Suhair Hanna, Calanit Raanan, Ori Brenner, Merav Kedmi, Hadas Keren-Shaul, Tsvee Lapidot, Itay Maza, Noa Novershtern, and Jacob H. Hanna
Down Syndrome Treatment
- “Hormone that could improve cognitive function in Down syndrome identified” By Helen Floersh
- “GnRH replacement rescues cognition in Down syndrome” by MARIA MANFREDI-LOZANO et al.
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