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November 20, 2007

Art Caplan at MSNBC: 'Panacea' cells revive ancient hopes

Art writes that today’s news about induced pluripotent stem cells shouldn’t be the end of research on cloning:

In the Middle Ages, the alchemists believed someday theyd find a magical tool that could transmute lead into gold, metals into medicines and plants and animal tissues into powerful elixirs a panacea that would cure all diseases and prolong life indefinitely.