Image-tracking technology helps scientists study nature v. nurture in neural stem cells

3 septiembre 2015

One of the longstanding debates in science, that has, perhaps unsurprisingly, permeated into the field of stem cell research, is the question of nature versus nurture influencing development. Science on stem cells thus far, has suggested that, as one side of the existential debate holds: their fate is not predestined. But new research suggests that the cells’ tabula might not be as rasa as we have been led to believe.