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Text reads: MAPPING STEM CELL RESEARCH: Terra Incognita Vote Audience Award Watch Preview Check Local Listings
A young woman in a red windbreaker, sitting in a wheelchair Text reads: Some people consider stem cell biology the Holy Grail of regenerative medicine, while others view embryonic stem cell use as morally wrong. 

But, when the daughter of a respected neurologist is paralyzed with a spinal cord injury, he enters the unknown territory of stem cell research, navigating its promises and its perils.
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The religious community is united against the scientific community on the issue of embryonic stem cell research.

A stack of clear plastic vials, some with orange caps Text reads: Do you think skin cell research will resolve the stem cell controversy?
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