The New Question: What to Do with Those Rescued Embryos? | GenomeWeb

A news article reported that scientists at Advanced Cell Technology have developed the first human embryonic stem cell line without destroying the original embryo. The company took a single cell from each of three embryos and then refroze them, leaving the embryos unharmed.

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