Stem Cells (Part III)

Controversy of Stem Cell Research As more technology advances in certain areas, the morality of using or conducting research in these areas becomes very controversial. Stem cell research is not any less controversial than other biological and environmental issues such as nuclear energy, cloning or genetically modified foods. In fact, stem cell research is becoming…

Stem Cells (Part II)

The History, Current Status and Future of Stem Cell Research Stem cell research has been a controversial issue since the first time stem cells were discovered.  It drew public attention from the beginning but today stem cell research is becoming a major public concern as its popularity is increasing.  The controversy is centered around a…

Stem Cells (Part I)

General Definition of a Cell, Cell Organelles, Cycles and Types What distinguishes living creatures from the nonliving?  There’s no specific definition for life. However, most biologists agree that living organisms must have some specific fundamental characteristics that make them alive. One of these fundamental characteristics is that all living organisms are made up of one…