Essays Tagged: "embryonic stem cells"

Stem Cells.


(4 pages) 191 5 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Stem Cell Technologies.

New discoveries and complicationscommonly come about in today's world. Scientists are studyinghuman embryonic stem cells, which includes: how an organismdevelops from a single cell and how healthy cel ... . Stem cells are unspecialized cells, andthey can be induced to become cells with special functions.Embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells are the two commonlyused by scientists. It is believed tha ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

A report on the legalization of embryonic brain stem research.

complicated. One particular field of study that is being paid close attention to is the research of embryonic brain stem cells. Embryonic stem cells are valuable because they can transform into any of ... nd the ability to create a human being with whatever features you want. This is why the research of embryonic cells is a very debatable issue, with many different viewpoints and opinions. The Church h ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Embryonic Stem Cell Research.

Embryonic Stem Cell ResearchA new advance in technology that seems to make itself the topic of talk ... ce in technology that seems to make itself the topic of talk show round tables and dinner tables is embryonic stem cell research. With supporters and detractors on both sides of the issue, it is clear ... er disorders.To better comprehend the full magnitude of this type of research, the definition of an embryonic stem cell is required. Embryonic stem cells are undifferentiated cells. They have the abil ...

(5 pages) 172 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Research into Human Cells Has Vast Implications. this essay discribes the effect stem cell research has on society.

neering event with vast potential for biological research. Many experts believe the cells, known as embryonic stem cells, could lead to new methods of drug discovery, improve scientific understanding ... olate the elusive cells but capturing them proved difficult. One reason for this difficulty is that embryonic stem cells only exist in their original, or undifferentiated, state momentarily, before tu ...

(5 pages) 236 0 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Stem Cell Research Is A Pro

Stem Cell Research is a ProStem Cell Research is based on using the cells from embryonic stem cells that may or may not yet be in its fetus stage to grow human tissue, and it is a ... w, even brain tissue.I fall upon the Pro of this issue because I believe that if scientists can use embryonic stem cells before the fetus stage, then I believe there should be no reason to disagree. I ...

(1 pages) 75 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Embryonic Stem Cells

Science AssignmentIntroEmbryonic stem cells are removed from week old human embryos then undifferentiated, which is they ha ... cific cells within the body. They have the ability to form any adult cell. Because undifferentiated embryonic stem cells can proliferate indefinitely in culture, they could potentially provide an unli ... clinically important adult cells such as bone, muscle, liver or blood cells. This is why the use of embryonic stem cells to repair damaged tissue and organs is the right thing to do.Major issues and E ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Stem Cell Research

embryos, and the newest, umbilical cords. The most promising research seems to exist with the human embryonic stem cells; however, the research is slowing down thanks to the ethical debates among Amer ... esearch is slowing down thanks to the ethical debates among Americans. Many people believe that the embryonic stem cells are obtained by killing a baby, but scientists say that these cells have a pote ...

(6 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Mature Human Embryos Cloned

e are nothing short of remarkable. These scientists were able to extract a "robust" colony of human embryonic stem cells from one embryo, the exact cells, which can change their morphology into any ty ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Stem Cell Debate and Resolution

ults too (Burgio, Gluckkman, and Locatelli, 2003).The discovery, separation, and culturing of human embryonic stem cells has been one of the most important breakthroughs in biomedicine of the century. ... tudies have only been done on lab animals. Some examples are:improved stroke recovery shown in rats,embryonic stem cells were used to treat a Parkinson's-like condition in mice and rats, andscientists ...

(13 pages) 216 0 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Changes for the future

ts say yes, but is there a price to pay? Stem cell research, with the proper funding, and available embryonic stem cells, has the capability to cure people with life-threatening diseases and crippling ... in the human body" ("Medical" n. page). The two basic types of stem cells are adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells ("Medical" n. page). Adult stem cells have been found in many organs and tissue ...

(8 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should human stem cell research be banned? Medical Ethics term paper discussing both for and against stem cell research also including an introduction, and conclusion.

IntroductionOne of the most significant medical discoveries of the 21st century is the use of embryonic stem cells in research and treatment of conditions that are considered incurable. Embryoni ... oduced in this essay in regards to the ethical questions that can arise from the culturing of human embryonic stem cells. There will also be an emphasis on the benefits that can come from this type of ...

(7 pages) 322 0 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Benefits of Stem Cell Research w/ 7 works cited

hical issues that come into play.With most public issues, there are two sides to the study of human embryonic stem cells. However, to truly have an opinion, one has to understand what the study contai ... as not been proven to cure any diseases or create stable human tissue. Some say that the promise of embryonic research is based only on a conjecture (Stem Research).With most controversial discoveries ...

(5 pages) 460 1 4.9 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Processes used to produce transgenic species

tissue in which the animal protein will be expressed") can be microinjected in or created by using embryonic stem cells. The microinjection method involves the injection of DNA into the pronuclei of ... n a laboratory. The modified eggs are then implanted into a female where they develop and are born. Embryonic stem cells can be cultured and the transgene added. It then begins dividing, and is incorp ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Stem Cell research paper.

arch is a controversial topic that has become a heated national debate. Researchers have found that embryonic stem cells can divide and regenerate. These embryonic stem cells can grow into many types ... . These embryonic stem cells can grow into many types of cells and tissues. Scientists believe that embryonic stem cells can have a positive impact in finding a cure for a wide range of diseases inclu ...

(9 pages) 232 1 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Stem Cell Research: Similarities and Differences Between Adult and Embryonic Stem Cells.

esearch, the problems, legal aspects and techniques involved.Because of their infinite versatility, embryonic stem cells provide a better foundation for research and development than adult stem cells. ... stimate their potential, it will still be a long time before adult cells could be used as widely as embryonic stem cells. The whole concept of stem cells is quite new, and there is still a lot to rese ...

(15 pages) 209 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Cord Blood Cells Over Embryonic Stems Cells

Many people have heard about embryonic stem-cell research in recent days, but something that not many people have heard about is ... ifferent/any kind of cell in the human body.Scientists have been doing research for many years with embryonic stem cells. These are basically ''leftover'' human embryos that were originally supposed t ... h and some are not even aware and others are against it. In almost ten years of studying with human embryonic stem cells, and even more years with animal embryonic stem cells, there have been hardly a ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Stem Cell Research

to any specialised types of cells. Stem cell usually fall into one of three categories, these are;* Embryonic stem cells - These are unclassified stem cells which are derived from a human embryo. Thes ... as only been around since 1998. Stem cell research has also been limited by ethical and cost issues.Embryonic stem cells are required in two ways. The first is way of extraction is using fertilized em ...

(7 pages) 300 0 4.7 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cell Debate Resolution

from surplus frozen embryos left over from in-vitro fertilization procedures at fertility clinics. Embryonic stem cells are unique, because they can differentiate into any cell type of the body. Ther ... ing as opposed to being washed down the drain and destroyed.There are several alternatives to using embryonic stems cells. Stem cells can now be grown in the laboratory: some research can be done usin ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem cell research

her cell types of the human body. The three main sources of stem cells available: adult stem cells, embryonic stem cells, and cord blood stem cells; the most beneficial being embryonic stem cells (Wik ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects