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Reprogramming Adult Stem Cells

Scientists said this week that they've reprogrammed adult stem cells to their embryonic state. If they can perfect this technique, it might provide an alternative to creating stem cells by therapeutic cloning, a technique at the center of the current political and ethical debate over stem cell research.

Guest:

Mark Noble, professor, biomedical genetics, neurobiology and anatomy at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York

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