New Stem Cell Screening Tool Takes Adult Stem Cell Research To New Level

Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 10:28 in Biology & Nature

A bioinformatic system takes adult stem cell research to a new level. Rather than using stem cells from embryonic sources, which opens difficult ethical and complicated scientific issues, scientists have been looking to adult human stem cells, culled from a person's own body. Adult stem cells are now being cultivated from various tissues in the body -- from skin, bones and even wisdom teeth.

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