Spinal Confusion

...an attempt to clarify confusing and innacurate information in science articles

Monday, February 27, 2006

The Myth Lives On

Good news, this morning: Only one article has been written so far about last night's 60 Minutes episode with Dr. Hans Kierstead (per Google News).

Bad news, this morning:
Amazingly, after injecting the rat with human embryonic stem cells, the paralyzed rat was able to move its hind legs. Dr. Keirstead told Mr. Bradley that “If it does the same thing in humans, I think we’ve hit something here that’s gonna be truly remarkable."