Posts Tagged ‘stem cell’

Dawn of the Stem Cell age

Posted: October 14, 2010 in Articles
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Embryonic stem cell extraction

 

Imagine a world where people can live hundreds of years. A world where failed organs can be replaced instantly. A world almost devoid of death where there are no diseases, no illnesses that cannot be treated, a world of utopian bliss.

This world is the hype generated by research into stem cells but does the reality live up to the hype or does it fall way short? In short we do not know, theories about the outcomes of stem cell research are rife and range from cancer to cures for illnesses like Parkinson’s or Diabetes. Yet while we do not know the answer humanity has just taken a step forward to achieving it. (more…)