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Stem cell therapy

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are somatic cells that are reprogrammed into becoming stem cells and these can then become a wide range of cells and tissues. The ability to turn, say, skin cells into muscle or nerve cells is the foundation of the emerging field of regenerative medicine.

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Why racism is bullshit

The following YouTube video is about a white girl with blue eyes and blond hair born to… two black Nigerian parents without any known white ancestry. According to the scientist at the end of the video, there are about twelve in genes involved with “racial” characteristics, a rare mutation might radically change someone’s “racial” appearance. In other words, racism is utterly nonsense.