Stem Cells For Dummies

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The first authoritative yet accessible guide to thiscontroversial topic

Stem Cell Research For Dummies offers a balanced,plain-English look at this politically charged topic, cutting awaythe hype and presenting the facts clearly for you, free fromdebate. It explains what stem cells are and what they do, thelegalities of harvesting them and using them in research, thelatest research findings from the U.S. and abroad, and theprospects for medical stem cell therapies in the short and longterm.

  • Explains the differences between adult stem cells andembryonic/umbilical cord stem cells
  • Provides both sides of the political debate and the pros andcons of each side's opinions
  • Includes medical success stories using stem cell therapy andits promise for the future

Comprehensive and unbiased, Stem Cell Research ForDummies is the only guide you need to understand this volatileissue.

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About the author

Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, PhD, one of the world's foremost experts in stem cell research, is Director of the Stem Cell Initiative at the University of California, San Diego. Meg Schneider is the author or coauthor of several books, including COPD For Dummies.

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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Feb 25, 2010
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Pages
364
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ISBN
9780470649893
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / General
Science / Life Sciences / Molecular Biology
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