From pluripotency to totipotency – Science Daily
The ability to turn normal cells back into totipotent stemcells saves much ethical and practical objections against the use of embryonic stemcells. An important breakthrough.
Giving robots a more nimble grasp – Science Daily
This is a good step forwards. If we want robots to do our domestic cores and care for our elderly fellows, a gentile touch would be an absolute must.
I am not sure whether this actually a good thing.