What's a Stem Cell...and why is it so important for research ?

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Offline neilep

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Wocha !

When our last brat kid was born...we were asked if we wouldn't mind having his ' cord blood 'being used for stem cell research !


Look, here's a stem cell !!

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I'd like to know what exactly is a stem cell ?..and why is it such a valuable research tool ?



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« Last Edit: 10/07/2008 23:59:29 by neilep »
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Offline Karen W.

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I want to say that unlike a regular cell, that stem cells can Renew Themselves, or replicate.... something like that.. Someone correct me if I am wrong..

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