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Under the Microscope:
Looking at Stem Cell Research

Cover image for Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative MedicineScientists speculate that stem cells hold great potential for treating or curing illnesses, including juvenile diabetes and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine, a new report from the National Academies, says that public funding of research on human stem cells derived from both adults and embryos provides the most efficient and responsible means to fulfill the promise of stem cells for achieving medical breakthroughs.

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