Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Stem Cells Save Lives

This is such an interesting short clip from National Geographic about a new technique for growing new skin for patients with severe burns. Its really interesting, but kinda gross--so watch at your own discretion. The kinds of stem cells used in this experimental treatment are from adults--from the victim him/herself. So much of the stem cell debate really surrounds fetal stem cells, but its important to realize that even adults still have and rely on stem cells from their everyday growth, healing and natural processes of the body.

The More You Know!

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