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'Blank' stem cells showing promise

Could quiet debate on embryos

By Colin Nickerson
Globe Staff / April 8, 2008

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Cambridge scientists have used stem cells that were "reprogrammed" from ordinary skin cells to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease in rodents, illustrating the vast medical potential of this new type of stem cell. (Full article: 906 words)

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