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Avoiding Embryos

Scientists have developed a way to convert skin cells into stem cells using retroviruses, which can integrate their genes into the DNA of a cell.

Avoiding Embryos

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Advance May End Stem Cell Debate
Article | Researchers in Wisconsin and Japan said yesterday that they have turned ordinary human skin cells into what are effectively embryonic stem cells without using embryos or women's eggs -- the previously essential ingredients that have embroiled the medically promising field in a nearly decade-long ...

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