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Understanding Stem Cells (2006)

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An introduction to stem cells while assuming no prior knowledge, and covers the following topics: what stem cells are, the difference between embryonic and adult stem cells, IVF as a key source of embryonic stem cells, therapeutic cloning (somatic cell nuclear transfer), the difference between therapeutic and reproductive cloning, potential medical applications of stem cell research and a brief

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Understanding Stem Cells

Stem Cells: The Ethical Issue (2006)

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This program tackles one of the most contentious areas of contemporary science: embryonic stem cell research. Different viewpoints are presented, and speakers include: Professor Alan Trounson, prominent stem cell scientist; Father Norman Ford, an ethics commentator; Patients with life-threatening medical conditions.

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Stem Cells: The Ethical Issue

Genetics, Stem Cells and Society (2007)

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Professor Alan Trounson is a distinguished Australian scientist. He was one of the pioneers of IVF treatment for infertile couples, and is now a leading international figure in stem cell research. He reviews a range of techniques and issues related to stem cell research, including: maker cell biology, gene expression and epigenetics, applications of genetics and epigenetics, ?blinking on?

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Genetics, Stem Cells and Society