Since Its discoveries, research in stem cells has grown leaps and bounds. It has
impacted on human race in a way that is unprecedented. Its potential uses in science
and medicine are tremendous. It has also generated much controversies along the way
Stem cells research helps us to understand the genetic and cellular basis of disease.
In the foreseeable future, it is likely to lead to new knowledge and better treatments
and understandings for for many diseases afflicting mankind. Without stem cells research,
we are likely to remain stagnant in finding new cures and treatment for a lot of
Stem cell research involved a huge amount of hardware and software. Singapore has
poured in millions in setting up several specialised centers for carrying out stem
cells research. It has also scouted the world for the best brains in stem cell research
to come and do research here.
Stem cells research has generated much debates and controversies. Intense debates
are still going on in many countries as to the potential benefits of stem cell research.
Political powers have also muscle in the ethnical aspects of stem cell research.
Everyone seems to want to have a say as to the extent where man should ‘play God’.