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Alanna Evans

Alanna Evans is a multimedia journalist and communications professional, with experience producing health and features stories for the leading women’s magazines in England and Canada.

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Right Turn: Rock star in a Petri dish

You could say Guy Ben-Ary is a rock-n-roll Renaissance man. In his 9-to-5 life, he’s manager of CellCentral, Australia’s first integrated histology and biological imaging lab. And in the hours that remain, he’s an artist drawing inspiration from his day job. Most recently, his scientific and creative pursuits were put to the test when he […]

Right Turn: Making a fashion statement with stem cells

Straight from the laboratory to the runway, it looks like stem cells have gone haute couture. Fashion designer Dominic Pangborn has teamed up with a group of researchers from the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Fund at the University of Michigan to create a stunning set of scarves and ties featuring striking human stem cell […]

Right Turn: Could this rhino-sized rescue plan really work?

Peanut butter and jelly. Macaroni and cheese. Fish and chips. Some things are just better paired together. But there’s one combination you’d never expect to see: surrogate rhinos and stem cells.    With just three northern white rhinos left on earth, it looks like this unlikely duo may soon become a reality. An international team […]