Recent advances in cell sorting and isolation techniques are providing new evidence that supports the cancer stem cell theory.
In this episode, researchers Julia Kirshner from Purdue University and John Morris and Jason Steel from the University of Cincinnati discuss the mounting evidence for cancer stem cells.
And in our science roundtable, science writers Sarah C.P. Williams and Ashley Yeager discuss the contagious cancer that is reducing Tasmanian devil populations in Australia.
|Julia Kirshner is an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Purdue University.|
|John Morris is professor of hematology and oncology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.|
|Jason C. Steel is research assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.|
|Sarah C.P. Williams is a freelance science writer based out of Kailua, Hawaii. You can follow her latest work at http://www.facebook.com/sarahcpwilliams.
|Ashley Yeager works in the Office of News and Communications at Duke University and is also a freelance science writer. You can follow her at https://plus.google.com/104786459743651414888/about.
|Andrew S. Wiecek is news editor at BioTechniques and host of the monthly podcast BenchTalk. You can follow him at http://www.biotechniques.com/news.|
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