Study: China’s Birth Limits Could Lead To Increasing Crime

Study: China’s Birth Limits Could Lead To Increasing Crime 

 

China has 32 million more young men than young women – a gender gap that could lead to increasing crime – because parents facing strict birth limits abort female fetuses to have a son, a study released Friday said.

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A Source Of Stem Cells From Men

A Source Of Stem Cells From Men 

 Stem cells from adult human testes normally produce only sperm, but when cultured in the lab with special growth factors, they begin to resemble embryonic stem cells and can differentiate into many adult cell types.

Stem cells from human testes could be used for personalized medicine.  Adult stem cells that behave much like embryonic ones have been isolated from human testes, raising hopes for a new source of versatile stem cells without genetic manipulation or the destruction of embryos. If the new stem cells can be used therapeutically, a simple testicular biopsy could provide the starting material for personalized regenerative medicine.

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