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What is a stem cell.

An undifferentiated cell that can develop into any other kind of cell.

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Where are stem cells found?

In early human embryos.

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Give an example of where stem cells can be found.

In bone marrow, although the cells can only turn into certain types of cells and not any type.

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What can stem cells be used for?

The replacement of organs or tissues.

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Why are some people against Stem Cell Research?

It destroys potential life and that scientists should find alternative methods.