By definition, “stem cells are characterized by their ability to self-renew and to differentiate into multiple different cell types and tissues” (Koch, Berg, and Betts, 155).Stem cells are undeveloped cells that are able to, once injected into the afflicted organ, tissue, or bone, self-renew into the cells that belong to that bodily region....The term “stem cell” was first introduced by German scientist, Ernst Haeckel to define the fertilized egg that will become an organism....
[tags: Stem cell, Embryonic stem cell] - The topic of stem cell research has been brought to the attention of the public recently by the video put out by the Center for Medical Progress claiming to expose the gruesome truth: that Planned Parenthood has been selling baby parts to make a profit on the side for years.
This is a misrepresentation of what is going on, however, as in the entire interview, which was over 100 minutes of footage shortened to just a nine minute video, the representative for Planned Parenthood referred to the donation with full parental consent of the embryos that would otherwise be disposed of....
[tags: stem cell] - Stem cells have several potential applications.
Stem cells can be used to study development by helping us to understand how a complex organism develops from a fertilized egg.
By being able to discover and explore different things, we will be able to learn more.
Not only does Stem cells help people directly, but they help others indirectly.
[tags: Stem cell, Embryonic stem cell] - Introduction The term stem cell is a broad term that when spoken often comes along with positive language such as untapped potential, therapeutic treatment, and self-revival.
However, this same term when spoken also comes along with alarming language such as ethically questionable, widely unproven, and even in-humane.
One of the main characteristics of stem cells is their ability to self-renew or multiply while maintaining the potential to develop into other types of cells.
Stem cells can become cells of the blood, heart, bones, skin, muscles, brain etc.