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Life and dignity with Wesley J. Smith.

Embryonic-like Stem Cells From Human Placentas?



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Scientists may have discovered stem cells in human placentas that are pluripotent. If true, with 4 million births in the USA each year, there would be plenty of these stem cells obtainable. Isn't it amazing? The afterbirth is looking like a tremendous potential source of moral and ethical medical treatments, as are our own bodies' stem cells.


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