- Progress and potential of stem cell research
For the first time ever a patient will recieve embryonic stem cells injected into their spine as researchers embark on the first human trials. But for now it's adult stem cell research that looks most promising.9:06 a.m.
David Scadden: Professor of medicine for the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University.
George Daley: Director at the Stem Cell Program Hospital for the Stem Cell Transplantation Program
Warren Sherman: Associate professor of clinical medicine for the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Next stop: The red planet
Science writer Mary Roach researched what it would take to prepare a settlement on Mars. What she found was that humans would need to rethink nearly everything we take for granted on earth in order to live on the red planet.10:06 a.m.
Mary Roach: New York Times Best-selling author of such works as "Stiff" and "Spook." Her new book is called "Packing for Mars."
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