5-Day-Old Dead People Great for Stem Cells

Bone-marrow cells have a variety of uses

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 22, 2012 2:55 PM CST

(Newser) – Even after five days, corpses are an excellent source of stem cells to replace fat, cartilage, bone, and other kinds of cells, New Scientist reports. A research team from the University of Miami, Florida, found it could mine mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) from the bone...   Read full story »


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