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What is a stem cell.

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


Where are stem cells found?

In early human embryos.


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.


What can stem cells be used for?

The replacement of organs or tissues.


Why are some people against Stem Cell Research?

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