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A Week In Science – 17 May 2013

Media coverage of this week’s stories

Skin cells cloned into embryonic cells – Article from ABC Science

Apes and monkeys go way back – Article from

Pollution may increase kids’ risk for diabetes – Article from Fox News

Common plants, animals threatened by climate change, study says – Article from Los Angeles Times

Agent Orange exposure linked to deadliest form of prostate cancer in Vietnam War vets – Article from CBS News

Alligator study prompts dreams of renewable teeth – Article from The Australian

Printing Electronics Just Got Easier – Article from National Geographic

Academic papers featured

Tachibana et al., Human Embryonic Stem Cells Derived by Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer, Cell (2013)

Ansbaugh, N et al., Agent Orange as a Risk Factor for High-Grade Prostate Cancer, Cancer (2013)

Wu, P et al., Specialized stem cell niche enables repetitive renewal of alligator teeth, PNAS (2013)

Warren, R et al., Quantifying the benefit of early climate change mitigation in avoiding biodiversity loss, Nature Climate Change (2013)

Stevens, N et al., Palaeontological evidence for an Oligocene divergence between Old World monkeys and apes, Nature (2013)

Zheng, Y et al., Direct Desktop Printed-Circuits-on-PaperFlexible Electronics, Scientific Reports (2013)

Thiering, E et al., Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and insulin resistance in children: results from the GINIplus and LISAplus birth cohorts, Diabetologia (2013)

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  1. Thanks so much for your lovely comment Judith. I’m just about to record this week’s so I hope to do you proud!


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