Prodigy

Biotech Company Clones Embryos From Human Skin Cells

By: Ben Preiss - Published:   Updated: Apr 7 2011 • References: washingtonpost and nytimes
A recent biotech breakthrough enables the creation of embryos from skin cells, which are genetic copies of the donor. This breakthrough by scientists at Stemagen Corp holds the promise of custom-made embryonic stem cell medical treatment. Medical researchers believe that stem cell therapy has the potential to radically change the treatment of human disease.