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The Many Benefits of Stem Cell Research

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Have we really found a way to cure and help rehabilitate people from disease? What if the answer lies at the tip of what others consider life and other consider a cluster of cells. The thought is drilled deep into the study of stem cell research. The embryo as religions and pro-life organization considerate to be a human begin, is destroyed in the process of extracting stem cells. Although, Stem cell research destroys the embryos, it has allowed us to advance in ways medicine has failed us and opens new possibilities to apply stem cells with robotics. Stem cell research is beginning to make rise in the field of biomechanics. Using cartilage to form a organ and giving the organ life by spraying stem cells on it, we are just beginning to learn how these cell can be used to use to create body parts that function with out the body rejecting them. This is just the beginning because in years to come we will begin to replace a hearing aid with the actual working ear drum or replace a blind man with a pair of working eyes. The next step would be to enhance it with using robotic parts. For example the hearing aid can start to pick up on pitches that a normal human ear can't hear. Stem cell research is not quite there because the research and funding is slowed down by religion and pro-life groups. According to these groups the embryo is a human begin, and deserves protection from abuse. This is where science and belief fall into a grey zone. Religious groups and pro-life organizations don't have tools to measure their beliefs. Yes! Is it alive and the embryos have human cells, however it does not have organs, a nervous system or a pulsating heart. The embryo is in its blastocyst stage where it is only a mass of cells. What scienti... ... middle of paper ... ...raduated with a masters in microbiology from CSULA, he has presented his work at national and international scientific meetings. The information posted on his webpage is for researchers in the field of microbiology. The language and tone of his article is very knowledgeable in the field of microbiology. The main idea of the page is the problems with stem cell research not because it is a problem for pro-life communities but on the level of scientific research. He goes on to explain that stem cell research has its problems because research has show that these can cause tumors to grow and spread thru out the body. The information given by Deem is is not bias. It has very strong points and makes on cautious to the research. Although this source does not support my thesis it has a very scientific way of attacking the research thru failures in working with stem cells.
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