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Cloned Human Embryos and Skin Cells
Cloned Human Embryos and Skin Cells
A human embryo has now been cloned from skin cells, which means that patients can be treated with their own cells, thereby addressing the issue of immune system…...
Creating Embryonic Stem Cells Without Embryo Destruction
Creating Embryonic Stem Cells Without Embryo Destruction
New research suggests that embryonic stem cells can be harvested without causing the destruction of an embryo. For those against stem cell research, this news will…...
History of Stem Cell Research
History of Stem Cell Research
The history of stem cell research is an exciting one that has also been tainted with scandal and debate over various ethical issues. New research will hopefully…...
Information and Resources for Stem Cells
Information and Resources for Stem Cells
There are many additional resources for learning more about stem cells. These include books, magazines and the Internet. Be cautious, however, and ensure that the…...
Policies for Stem Cell Research
Policies for Stem Cell Research
The UK is a leader in stem cell research. The introduction and improvement of current policies will ensure continued success in the field....
Political Changes in Stem Cell Funding
Political Changes in Stem Cell Funding
New US policies mean that stem cell research may begin to progress more rapidly now....
Religion and Adult Stem Cell Research
Religion and Adult Stem Cell Research
Religious groups tend to support the use of adult stem cells rather than embryonic stem cells for a variety of ethical and moral reasons....
Reprogramming Adult Stem Cells
Reprogramming Adult Stem Cells
The ability to reprogram adult stem cells to revert them to an embryonic like state could provide the benefits of embryonic stem cells while avoiding the controversy…...
Solving the Stem Cell and Cancer Dilemma
Solving the Stem Cell and Cancer Dilemma
Although stem cells have the potential to treat a large number of diseases, there is also a worrying link between cancer and uncontrolled stem cell growth....
Stem Cell and Cybrid Controversy
Stem Cell and Cybrid Controversy
A cybrid is the fusion of DNA from a human with an animal egg that has essentially been 'emptied.' The lifting of the ban is a controversial measure....
Stem Cell Research Around the World
Stem Cell Research Around the World
Internationally, stem cell policies and research vary a great deal. Countries with a strong international influence can also have a major effect on policies in other…...
Stem Cells and Ageing
Stem Cells and Ageing
A reduction in stem cell activity may contribute to the aging process. Further research will hopefully yield more information regarding any link....
Stem Cells and Autism
Stem Cells and Autism
Stem cells can provide a safer cell model to find new treatments for autism....
Stem Cells and Fat Distribution
Stem Cells and Fat Distribution
Stem cells can help us learn more about how people gain visceral fat, which is the fat around their midsection....
Stem Cells and Hearing Loss
Stem Cells and Hearing Loss
Stem cells may have the ability to one day treat hearing loss but additional research is required before the treatment can be readily available....
Stem Cells and Radiation Sickness
Stem Cells and Radiation Sickness
Stem cells have the potential to treat radiation sickness by repairing cells in the gut as well as repairing damaged skin. Two biotechnology organisations have been…...
Stem Cells and Same Sex Reproduction
Stem Cells and Same Sex Reproduction
Same-sex reproduction may eventually be possible through the use of stem cells. Until that time, however, there needs to be a great deal more research and the…...
Stem Cells That Don't Age
Stem Cells That Don't Age
Bringing stem cell treatments to those who need them means creating better stem cell lines that can remain viable and useful....
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