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Repair Workers Within

Adult stem cells may escape the ethical controversies of their embryonic counterparts, but as Christine Soares notes, their practical clinical value is far more murky

June 27, 2005 — Christine Soares

Embryonic Stem Cells for Medicine

Cells able to generate virtually all other cell types have recently been isolated. One day they could help repair a wide variety of damaged tissues

April 1, 1999 — Roger A. Pedersen

Stem cells: The crusader

Theresa Deisher once shunned religion for science. Now, with renewed faith, she is fighting human-embryonic-stem-cell research in court.

February 9, 2011

Stem Cells from Skin Cells

Success may help erase practical hurdles—if not ethical ones—to cloning human embryonic stem cells to study and treat degenerative disorders

June 6, 2007 — JR Minkel

Potent Alternative

Reverse-engineered human stem cells may leapfrog the embryonic kind

February 1, 2008 — JR Minkel

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