(BBC) Scientists use a form of cloning to grow human embryonic stem cells from egg cells

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A form of cloning has been used to create personalised embryonic stem cells in humans, say researchers.

Genetic material was taken from an adult skin cell and transferred into a human egg. This was grown to produce an early embryo.

Stem cells have huge potential in medicine as they can transform into any other cell type in the body.

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