Sadly, some things regarding embryonic stem cell research and its promise are not getting much press. A terrible incident involving a boy from Israel developing tumors after such treatment, and the fact that these stem cells are viewed as foreign material in the body with the associated lifelong rejection issue.
This new development with Adult stem cells is promising but should be viewed with caution. It appears that this breakthrough has the potential to derail embryonic stem cell research entirely. Let’s pray that this will indeed happen.