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More Data But No Answers on Powers of Adult Stem Cells

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Science  02 Jul 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5680, pp. 27
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5680.27a

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A new study described on page 90 of this issue may provide ammunition in the politically charged debate on stem cell research, but it is unlikely to provide any definitive answer on the key issue of whether adult stem cells can develop into many kinds of tissue.