TITLE

The future for stem cell research

AUTHOR(S)
Lovell-Badge, Robin
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Nature;11/1/2001, Vol. 414 Issue 6859, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Evaluates the future of stem cell research. Political and ethical issue hindering the progress of stem cell research; Therapeutic potential of stem cells; Pressure on medical researchers and scientists to develop novel therapies using stem cells.
ACCESSION #
5544567

 

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