18. Ten (or So) Stem Cell Myths

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch18

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Ten (or So) Stem Cell Myths, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244



  • blastocysts;
  • in vitro fertilization;
  • fertility treatments;
  • bone marrow;
  • stem cell research


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Stem Cells Come Only from Aborted Fetuses

  • Embryos Are Created Just to Be Destroyed

  • Stem Cells from Adults Can Do Everything Embryonic Stem Cells Can

  • Researchers Don't Need to Create Any More Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

  • Advances in Drug Therapies Eliminate the Need for Stem Cell Research

  • Stem Cell Research Will Lead to Human Cloning

  • If the Research Were Really So Powerful, Private Companies Would Fund It

  • Stem Cells from Adults Are Already Curing Many Diseases

  • Nothing has Yet Come Out of Embryonic Stem Cell Research Hope Equals Hype

  • President Bush Banned Embryonic Stem Cell Research