Drs James Till and Ernest McCulloch were two Canadian scientists who pioneered the field of stem cell research with the discovery of a method to detect cells able to restore blood production in transplanted irradiated mice. This finding prompted the later identification of cells able to regenerate other tissues, including skin, muscle and brain. This has led to advances in research and treatment of cancer.
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Science World is pleased to showcase the winners of the 2015 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. Each photomicrograph serves to show just how close the beauty and wonder of the micro-world truly is—not just for scientists, but anyone willing to open their eyes and look for it. While the top images cover a variety of subject matter, each one exhibits the exemplary technique, scientific discipline and artistry for which Nikon Small World is known.
Exhibition runs October, 2016–February, 2017
Enhance your Science World experience with an immersive film on the largest OMNIMAX dome screen in the world! At an incredible 5 storeys high and 27 metres in diameter, the theatre boasts a sensational wrap-around digital sound system to put you right in the middle of the action. Check out the film schedule.
Living Lab Relocated
BodyWorks will close September 6 to make room for the installation of the Wonder Gallery and will re-open in May of 2017. The renovated BodyWorks will have a new look, updated content and new exhibits.