The Controversy of the Stem Cell

A wonderful primer on Stem Cell technology:

Uttering the words “stem cell” is unsettling to many sectors in today’s society. However, contrary to common belief, stem cells are produced in fully developed human bodies as well as the embryonic fetus. Stem cells reside in us all and have been used in medical treatments for years.The existing controversy over stem cell use in medical science stifles current research efforts. Overcoming this hurdle begins with educating the uninformed about a specific type of stem cell.The two broad categories are