Human Embryonic Stem Cells (Advanced Methods ( BIOS ))

Since the first successful isolation and cultivation of human embryonic stem cells at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1998, there has been high levels of both interest and controversy in this area of research.

This book provides a concise overview of an exciting field, covering the characteristics of both human embryonic stem cells and pluripotent stem cells from other human cell lineages. The following chapters describe state-of-the-art differentiation and characterization of specific ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm-derived lineages from human embryonic stem cells, emphasizing how these can be used to study human developmental mechanisms. A further chapter discusses genetic manipulation of human ES cells. The concluding section covers therapeutic applications of human ES cells, as well as addressing the ethical and legal issues that this research have raised.

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Embryonic Stem Cells (Human Cell Culture)

If you wish to grow or characterize embryonic stem cells or persuade them to differentiate into a particular cell type, then this book contains information that is vital to your success. The aim is to provide clear simple instructions and protocols for growing, maintaining and characterizing embryonic stem cells and details of the various methods used to make stem cells differentiate into specific cell types.

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Super You: How Technology is Revolutionizing What It Means to Be Human

Rewind Your Biology and Live Like a 20-Year-Old! Edit Your Genes to Live Disease-Free! Find a Parking Space with Your Internet-Connected Brain!
Advances in longevity, genetics, nanotech, and robotics will make all this possible!

This is not science fiction. This is your future. Right now, pioneering scientists and technologists are transforming what it means to be human by overcoming biological limits that have existed since our ancestors swung out of the trees…and into the suburbs. With incredible inspiration and perseverance, these visionaries are solving deep problems of human health and longevity—and their progress is accelerating. Super You takes you inside their labs, companies, and minds…to show how you can reap the benefits of a stronger, longer, better, life. You’ll learn how to start hacking your life today, to become more super, every day. Discover what’s possible when yesterday’s human limits are gone!

  • Learn how evolution became obsolete—and why it’s time to start hacking yourself
  • Save your life with whirring “jet engine” hearts, printed organs, and other medical miracles
  • Rewire and turbo-boost your ape brain
  • Become a mega-mind by connecting your brain directly to the Internet to use Google’s synthetic neocortex
  • Become superhuman with cyborg technology
  • Design and mold your looks
  • Genetically engineer your baby to be a tennis star (and other true stories)
  • Prepare for the political and religious backlash against the future
  • Discover how scientists will make death obsolete by treating it like a curable disease—and how to live until they do


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