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Press Release 11-117

Social Scientists Study Impact of Human Adult Stem Cell Research

Researchers say human pluripotent stem cells and embryonic stem cell research is complementary

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Researchers analyzed more than 2,000 scientific papers and found adult stem cells are not replacing human embryonic stems cells in the laboratory. Instead, the two cell types have proven to be complementary.

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