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The stem cell divide : the facts, the fiction, and the fear driving the greatest scientific, political, and religious debate of our time  Cover Image Book Book

The stem cell divide : the facts, the fiction, and the fear driving the greatest scientific, political, and religious debate of our time / Michael Bellomo.

Bellomo, Michael. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0814408818
  • ISBN: 9780814408810
  • Physical Description: ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : American Management Association, c2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-241) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Discovery of the stem cell's unique abilities -- Morning on the devil's highway -- Head of the hydra -- The furnace of creation -- The ugliest thing in medicine -- The starter culture -- The race to harness the power of life -- California dreaming -- Investing in hope and hype -- From Roe to Dickey -- Division on the hill -- Stem cell superpowers -- The rise and fall of South Korea's cloning king -- Stem cell cures and curses -- Therapeutic cloning and regenerative medicine -- Resolving the debate: adult vs. embryonic stem cells -- Germ of an idea -- Needles and haystacks -- Banking on cord blood -- So close and yet so far -- A future built on the smallest piece of life -- The mitochondrial barrier -- Cautionary tales: the coming stem cell decade -- Epilogue: the coming stem cell century.
Subject: Stem cells > Research > Moral and ethical aspects.
Embryonic stem cells > Research > Moral and ethical aspects.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library QH 588 .S83 B45 2006 30534830 General Collection Available -

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