Gongol.com Archives: March 2009
Brian Gongol


March 3, 2009

Health Another stem-cell breakthrough
Skin cells from adults can be reprogrammed to behave like stem cells. It was announced about a year ago that science had made this breakthrough, but last year's method required using viruses to reprogram the cells. Today's news involves a development that does away with the viruses. It's fantastic news, and it brings bioengineered organs a big step closer.

News It's not more government that we need; it's more common sense
(Video) An outstanding talk from the TED conference

News Media navel-gazing and meta-analysis reaches high tide
There's so much talk about the dire future of news reporting that we can only hope it will be brought to a merciful end swiftly

Water News Proposed Federal budget includes much more for EPA

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