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(Johns Hopkins Medicine)   Scientists have found a way to convert blood cells to stem cells. Still no cure for cancer   (hopkinsmedicine.org) divider line 23
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2012-08-25 03:58:28 AM
1. Attend Eucharist
2. Convert Jesus blood to Jesus stem cells
3. ???
4. Profit
 
2012-08-25 04:40:41 AM

God-is-a-Taco: 1. Attend Eucharist
2. Convert Jesus blood to Jesus stem cells
3. ???
4. Profit

Prophet

FTFY
 
2012-08-25 04:57:31 AM
They should focus less on stem cells and more on bud cells.
 
2012-08-25 07:20:53 AM
Catholic church to come out against blood donation in 5... 4... 3...
 
2012-08-25 07:23:05 AM
so that means my veins are full of abortions?


cool!!!
 
2012-08-25 07:26:48 AM
in before Quantum Apostrophe.

With that said, we are, indeed, one step closer to never dying because of old age.
 
2012-08-25 07:29:08 AM

mr lawson: in before Quantum Apostrophe.

With that said, we are, indeed, one step closer to never dying because of old age.


How much will it suck for the people who just miss it?
/old enough to probably be one of them.
//but making sure to have a great ride anyway, just in case.
 
2012-08-25 07:31:45 AM

0Icky0: How much will it suck for the people who just miss it?


meh...mostly boomers. Good riddance.

/yes i am aware those who discovered this are boomers
 
2012-08-25 07:41:36 AM

mr lawson: 0Icky0: How much will it suck for the people who just miss it?

meh...mostly boomers. Good riddance.

/yes i am aware those who discovered this are boomers


None of us will be seeing it.
Barring any extreme advancements, I think we're centuries away from being able to prevent the brain from doing its magnificent self destruction.

I don't care how healthy my comatose body would be.
 
2012-08-25 07:55:06 AM

God-is-a-Taco: None of us will be seeing it.
Barring any extreme advancements, I think we're centuries away from being able to prevent the brain from doing its magnificent self destruction.


I am thinking more 5 to 10 years.

/gonna be an interesting time to live
 
2012-08-25 08:12:07 AM

mr lawson: I am thinking more 5 to 10 years.


Even if they come up with a solution in 5 to 10 years, it will still likely be priced so that only the super rich can afford it.
 
2012-08-25 08:17:46 AM

0Icky0: mr lawson: in before Quantum Apostrophe.

With that said, we are, indeed, one step closer to never dying because of old age.

How much will it suck for the people who just miss it?
/old enough to probably be one of them.
//but making sure to have a great ride anyway, just in case.



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2012-08-25 08:20:27 AM

mr lawson: God-is-a-Taco: None of us will be seeing it.
Barring any extreme advancements, I think we're centuries away from being able to prevent the brain from doing its magnificent self destruction.

I am thinking more 5 to 10 years.

/gonna be an interesting time to live



www.smbc-comics.com
 
2012-08-25 08:47:40 AM

mr lawson: in before Quantum Apostrophe.

With that said, we are, indeed, one step closer to never dying because of old age.


I think Space Bevets is probably busy railing against 3D printing somewhere else.
 
2012-08-25 10:01:05 AM
Very nice, Subby! I laughed. Bravo!
 
2012-08-25 10:11:01 AM
Yay my first greenlighted article! :D

*final fantasy victory theme*

I'll admit, I ripped this off reddit and reposted it here.
 
2012-08-25 10:24:21 AM

mr lawson: in before Quantum Apostrophe.

With that said, we are, indeed, one step closer to never dying because of old age.


Robo Beat: mr lawson: in before Quantum Apostrophe.

With that said, we are, indeed, one step closer to never dying because of old age.

I think Space Bevets is probably busy railing against 3D printing somewhere else.


You love me! You really do! Aw shucks guys.
 
2012-08-25 10:31:07 AM

bloobeary: mr lawson: I am thinking more 5 to 10 years.

Even if they come up with a solution in 5 to 10 years, it will still likely be priced so that only the super rich can afford it.


Just like coal was! Oh wait... Just like oil was!!! No, wait... Just like cars! Er, like planes!! No, like computers!!! What a boring, trite, facile and plain stupid argument. OF COURSE the rich will have it first, LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE EVER.
 
2012-08-25 10:54:38 AM

Quantum Apostrophe: bloobeary: mr lawson: I am thinking more 5 to 10 years.

Even if they come up with a solution in 5 to 10 years, it will still likely be priced so that only the super rich can afford it.

Just like coal was! Oh wait... Just like oil was!!! No, wait... Just like cars! Er, like planes!! No, like computers!!! What a boring, trite, facile and plain stupid argument. OF COURSE the rich will have it first, LIKE EVERYTHING ELSE EVER.


The rich, being First Users, will pay through the nose and help help establish the market, which will then (unless government interferes) plummet in price so that new businesses can sell millions of units and make billions of dollars.
 
2012-08-25 11:36:54 AM

matt_in_stl: I'll admit, I ripped this off reddit and reposted it here.


You had to plagiarize the NCFC meme??

*thinks*

You had to plagiarize the NCFC meme?? I hope all your classmates get to read this at recess. That was a cool headline. Just don't try the same thing with your math tests! your teacher will be very cross.
 
2012-08-25 12:29:36 PM
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2012-08-25 09:42:05 PM
Wish the article was a little more detailed. What kind of "blood cells" were used? Mature red blood cells don't even have nuclei. Good luck changing an erythrocyte into a pluripotent stem cell.

/Now the bone marrow cells that they were cultured with....
 
2012-08-26 01:36:01 AM

reimanr06: Wish the article was a little more detailed. What kind of "blood cells" were used? Mature red blood cells don't even have nuclei. Good luck changing an erythrocyte into a pluripotent stem cell.

/Now the bone marrow cells that they were cultured with....


did you read the article?

"In the latest experiments, he and his colleagues now describe methods for coaxing adult blood cells to become so-called induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPS) --- adult cells reprogrammed to an embryonic like state, and with unprecedented efficiencies.
 
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