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Embryo-friendly technique produces stem cells

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posted on Jan, 10 2008 @ 11:58 AM
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Embryo-friendly technique produces stem cells


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Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technology has been working with a method sometimes used to test embryos for severe genetic diseases. Called preimplantation genetic diagnosis, it involves taking a single cell from an embryo when it contains only eight or so cells.
Dr. Robert Lanza, ACT's scientific director, said it provides a way to create mass quantities of embryonic stem cells without harming a human embryo. Current stem cell technologies require the embryo's destruction.
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posted on Jan, 10 2008 @ 11:58 AM
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Now we can have our cake and eat it too. No complaints from the left saying we are not doing enough no complaints from the right saying we're killing babies.


A company that devised a way to make embryonic stem cells using a technique it said does not harm human embryos reported on Thursday it has grown five batches of cells using this method and urged President George W. Bush to endorse it.

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