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April 13, 2021

New Report Dissects Ethics of Emerging Human Brain Cell Models

By Amanda Heidt

The National Academies' report touches on ethical issues raised by new technologies such as brain organoids and human-animal chimeras, and suggests that current regulatory oversight is sufficient.

President Biden Proposes Creating Two DARPA-Like Agencies

By Lisa Winter

These new initiatives would tackle problems relating to health and climate.

Track the Progress of Vaccine Testing and Approvals

By The Scientist Staff

Pfizer and Moderna continue testing their COVID-19 vaccines in children, while several new candidates have recently entered clinical trials.

ICYMI: New Understanding of Metastasis Could Lead to Better Treatments

By Shawna Williams

Recent insights, such as the recognition that disseminated cancer cells can lie dormant for years before seeding secondary tumors, suggest novel strategies for fighting metastatic disease.


Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis

By Shawna Williams

It's now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.

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