Scientists reported Tuesday that they had succeeded in making human skin cells mimic embroynic stem cells, potentially bypassing the ethical debate over embryonic stem cell use. A cell biologist discusses the research behind the advance.
Harvard researchers announced Tuesday that they have begun efforts to clone human embryos to create stem cells by using private funding to get around federal funding restrictions.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Two teams of researchers working independently announced Sunday that they discovered ways to create embryonic stem cells without destroying embryos, a development that scientists believe may make the field more politically and ethically acceptable.
By PBS NewsHour
Scientists in Virginia are the first in the world to harvest human embryos for the sole purpose of using the stem cells for research.
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