Author Archives: Richard Harris

Perspective: Publish and Perish


This article is in Climate and Energy, Summer 2017


Two laboratories thought they’d found the perfect workaround to the ethically thorny issue of using stem cells from human embryos for research. In 1999 and 2000, they reported that they’d figured out how to convert bone marrow cells into many different kinds of tissues. The field went wild. Within just a few years, by biologist […]