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A Fitbit for Your Placenta.
The Atlantic (September 29, 2016)
Studies Shine Light on Mysterious Placenta, How it goes Awry.
AssociatedPress (August 11, 2016)
The Placenta: A Mysterious Organ.
ASBMB Today (Feb. 2016)
Studies Shine Light on Mysterious Placenta, How it goes Awry. Associated Press (August 11, 2016)
The Placenta: A Mysterious Organ. ASBMB Today (Feb. 2016)
The Promise of the Human Placenta Project.
The Scientific Parent (Nov. 4, 2015)
New Ways to Monitor Pregnancy in Real Time.
The Wall Street Journal (Nov. 2, 2015)
VCU Receives $4.2 Million Grant to Study Placental Function in Pregnant Women. Virginia Commonwealth University (Oct. 29, 2015)
Peering Into The Placenta, 'Least Understood' And Respected Of Human Organs. WBUR (Oct. 16, 2015)
Bringing New Life into Research on the Placenta. Western University (Oct. 2015)
What Does the Human Placenta Project Mean for Obstetrics Care?
Ob.Gyn. News (Sept. 30, 2015)
Maternal-infant Health Research Will Bring Placenta into View. Boston Children's Hospital (Sept. 30, 2015)
USF Health Gets Big Dollars To Study the 'Rodney Dangerfield' of Organs.
Tampa Bay Business Journal (Sept. 29, 2015)
NIH Invests $46 Million in Technologies to Monitor Placental Health. NICHD (Sept. 28, 2015)
The Prescient Placenta.
The Scientist (Aug. 1, 2015)
Getting to Grips with the Placenta's Real Health Benefits.
New Scientist (Apr. 25, 2015)
NIH Sets Aside More than $40 Million for Study of Human Placenta.
Science (Feb. 27, 2015)
NIH Invests US$41.5 Million in Placenta Research.
Nature (Feb. 27, 2015)
NIH Announces $41.5 Million in Funding for the Human Placenta Project. NICHD (Feb. 26, 2015)
Scientists' New 'Human Placenta Project' Aims to Improve Health of Moms and Their Children.
The Huffington Post (Dec. 5, 2014)
The Human Placenta Project.
Chemical & Engineering News (Aug. 11, 2014)
The Mysterious Tree of a Newborn's Life: The Push to Understand the Placenta.
The New York Times (July 14, 2014)
NICHD Launches Human Placenta Project.
NIH Record (July 4, 2014)
Gearing Up for a Closer Look at the Human Placenta.
Science (June 6, 2014)
New 'Placenta Project' Could Yield Health Benefits for Children, Pregnant Women, and Adults. NICHD Director's Message (Mar. 19, 2014)
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