A Cell For All Seasons

It's been called ""the most important cell ever discovered"" because the stem cell can turn into any other cell in the body, with the potential to cure many degenerative ills.

But research into stem cells has been shrouded in controversy.

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It's been called ""the most important cell ever discovered"" because the stem cell can turn into any other cell in the body, with the potential to cure many degenerative ills.

But research into stem cells has been shrouded in controversy.Geoff Watts examines the remarkable development of this field and how it has come to be controlled.

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Second of two programmes in which Geoff Watts examines stem cells.

How close is the research to delivering treatments for a range of debilitating diseases?