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Non-Embryonic Stem Cells: The Dawning of a New Era of Hope
Der Spiegel ^ | April 05, 2013 04:58 PM | Philip Bethge

Posted on 04/05/2013 9:38:14 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Ethical worries have slowed medical research into applications for stem cells. But scientists like Robert Lanza have developed less controversial ways to derive stem cells from normal body cells rather than embryos and are already launching the first clinical trials. …

(T)here is a world premiere in the making: Lanza’s team has cultivated blood platelets that could be tested in hospitals as early as this year. The researcher and his team didn’t harvest the cells from embryonic stem cells, but rather from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells derived from normal body cells. …

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KEYWORDS: helixmakemineadouble; nonembryonic; robertlanza; stemcells

1 posted on 04/05/2013 9:38:14 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Ping for later


2 posted on 04/05/2013 10:33:42 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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Thanks Olog-hai.


3 posted on 04/07/2013 8:51:53 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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