American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Recent research suggests transplanted stem cells may be able to stimulate the re-growth of damaged tissues. The results of new experiments offer tantalizing prospects for the treatment of many types of debilitating brain diseases and injuries. A panel of scientists joins Diane to talk about the latest research in regenerative medicine.
- Dr. Ron McKay molecular biologist at the National Institutes of Health
- Dr. William Haseltine Human Genome Sciences
- Dr. John Gearhart Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania
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