Stop on that STAP. Riken Institute in Japan has launched an investigation about a stem cell research paper suspect of certain discrepancies that led the science community doubting if results can really be replicated.
LIFE March 16, 2014
Scientists have found a new way to create stem cells. The new procedure, known as known as stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency or STAP, is quite revolutionary, as the main aspect is exposing the mature adult cells to various stressful environments including trauma, a low oxygen environments and an acidic environment to reprogram them to becoming embryonic stem cells.
LIFE February 2, 2014