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CLIP 6013

Stem cell research and medicine

Stem cell research and medicine

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Key Info
  • Stem cell research and medicine
  • Duration: 04:50
  • What is stem cell research and how can stem cells be used in medicine? A patient suffering from a degenerative brain disorder talks about her condition. There is a detailed explanation of stem cell research and how it could help many individuals. The final section discusses some of the ethical issues surrounding stem cell research.
  • Subject:



    Bio: Genetics

  • Keywords: stem cells, cloning, IVF, ethical, embryo, genetics
Ideas for use in class
  • An introduction to stem cell research. After watching, students could be asked to explain what stem cells are, where they come from and why they can be used in medicine. Following this, a discussion about the ethical issues arising from stem cell research could occur.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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