Biotech Company Clones Embryos From Human Skin Cells

 - Jan 20, 2008   Updated: Apr 7 2011
References: washingtonpost & 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.

Implications - The rapid advancement in technology has allowed for incredible breakthroughs in the health industry. The evolution of technological items has helped with the progress, but demand and patience is at an all-time high. At this stage, tech companies will try to look for ways to build more effective machines to help doctors and scientists conduct research while being cost-efficient at the same time.