Unformatted text preview: able to help thousands of people who now have incurable diseases or have lost a limb. This people who are now seen as disabled will be able to be fully functioning members of society with the use of stem-cell research. Stem-cell research is cloning, but instead of cloning an entire person, it would only clone an organ or part of the body that a patient needed. It would be cloned from the patients existing organ to rule out any chance of the body rejecting the organ. This is a large step in the medical field because organ transplant patients today have to spend the rest of their lives tasking anti-rejection medications that lower their immune systems making them more susceptible to other illnesses. When you are only cloning a part of someone and not a whole person how can there be any objection, especially when it is to help someone live a better more productive life....
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- Spring '08
- Somatic cell nuclear transfer, stem-cell research, Shelagh Smith, Kaitlin Doherty