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You Don't Need to Be Einstein, Just Have an MBA

The Next Einstein Initiative (NEI) is looking for a CEO, says TEDBlog. The initiative's goals are to build a network of postgraduate academic centers of excellence for math and science education in Africa. The CEO, of course, will manage and direct the development of the new program. Applications are due September 30.

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.