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Scientists Derive New Type of Embryonic Stem Cell

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Scientists Derive New Type of Embryonic Stem Cell

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Scientists Derive New Type of Embryonic Stem Cell

Scientists Derive New Type of Embryonic Stem Cell

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Scientists have derived a new type of mouse stem cell. They say it is a closer match to human cells than the stem cells currently available. Guests discuss what the new discovery could mean for the use of embryonic stem cells in medicine.

Ron McKay, senior investigator, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health