NASA’s mars exploration rover, Opportunity, has trekked the surface of the Red Planet for five years. It discovered the first signs of ancient ice and is helping to answer the question: Is there life on Mars?
Researchers at MIT have developed a computer model that simulates the dynamics of blood flowing around a drug-eluting stent. This allows them to evaluate how the drug is released and distributed over time in the arterial wall.
This video illustrates Geron’s, a California based cell therapy company, embryonic stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury in rats. The company has received clearance from the US FDA to begin clinical trials.