3D Printing Allows For Human Embryonic Stem Cell Breakthrough – Cell Organization

July 17, 2014 10:28 AM

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Human embryonic stem cells (HESC), for years have been the center of controversy. This is mainly due to moral issues, creating a dilemma in determining where the fine line between human life, and a simple human cell should reside. Should HESCs have the same basic moral status as a human being? This is a question I am not qualified to answer, nor do I even want to consider at this point in time.

Scientists have been looking to get around this moral dilemma for years, coming up with a variety of methods which seem to be more humane than destroying an actual embryo to obtain the cells. With this said, obtaining HESCs is not the main problem for researchers, who have found it extremely difficu...

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