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1

What is an undifferentiated cell called?

Stem cell

2

Where are stem cells found in early humans?

Their embryo

3

Where are stem cells found in adults

Their bone marrow

4

Why do stem cells form bone marrow and embryos?

So the can be cloned

5

What can embryonic cells be used for?

Used to replace faulty cells in sick people

6

What is therapeutic cloning?

Making an embryo that has he same genes as a patient

7

What are the risks of using stem cells in medicines?

Stem cell could be infected with a virus so the patient can becomes more ill

8

Why are some people against stem cell research?

Because it could be a humans life

9

Why do people agree with stem cell research?

Curing suffering patients is more important than the rights of an embryo

10

What would happen if the embryos weren’t used for research?

They would be destroyed

11

What happens in the meristem in a plant?

Growth in the top of the roots and the shoots

12

Why is the stem cells used to make clones?

It is quick and cheep

13

What can plant clones be made of

Rare species
Crop plant