Essay on Stem Cell Research : Stem Cells

1902 Words Jun 11th, 2015 8 Pages
Stem Cell Research Stem cells have been a factor in the scientific world since the 1800 when scientists figured out all living organisms are made up of cells; and some cells have the potential to create other cells, yet many people are still misinformed on the uses and great potential that stem cells posses. Most people who are against stem cells are not in favor of them because of the old extraction processes used but gladly science has found a new, more humane way to do so. Stem Cells can be used to regenerate dying cells and save lives by potentially curing diseases. The problem is stem cells are found in embryos of human beings and many people believe you should compromise one life to save another. Stem cells have the potentially to be very beneficial and could be the break through science is waiting for. Stem cells are a humane way to save a life. This is based on some ones view on where life begins, should you take a life to save another and does this put a limited amount of gods power into human hands; essentially they could give someone eternal life if we sometime in the future understand them better. “the goal of replacing dying cells in Parkinson’s disease with stem cells is now brought a step closer to the clinic” (Carson, Christian T). That’s the amazing feat of stem cells; they can be used to cure certain diseases, grow new organs for transplants and are the building blocks to all living organisms. If science can find a way to harness the power of stem cells…

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