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Biotechnology: Stem Cell Therapy

Year 10 Science

The Science Times


5 Proven Advantages and Disadvantages of Stem Cell Research



Some patients may be vulnerable to stem cell treatments that are illegal and potentially harmful.

Medical News Today



Johns Hopkins bioethicists Debra Mathews and Jeremy Sugarman discuss the issues behind human embryonic stem cell research.

Human embryonic stem cell research is incredibly controversial, and the current law says we can only study them for 14 days. Why is this?

Every single one of us is affected by diseases which stem cells could potentially treat in the future. Dr. Crystal Ruff explains what stem cells are and how they are changing the way we treat diseases.

In this video produced by ConnectEd California, Professor Charis Thompson from UC Berkeley explains the ethics debate surrounding stem cell research and what issues future scientists will have to grapple with as the field progresses.

ABC Religion and Ethics

In recent years, stem cell therapy has become a booming industry, with some clinics claiming success in treating everything from osteoarthritis to multiple sclerosis to dementia.

The Conversation

Articles on Stem cell research

The Guardian

Stem cell therapies: medical experts call for strict international rules

Thought Co


Debates over the ethics of embryonic stem cell research have divided scientists, politicians, and religious groups for years.