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Human Stem Cell Research Leads Science's Top Ten List Of The Best Scientific Advances In 1999

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December 20, 1999
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The most important scientific advance of 1999, says Science, was the progress scientists made towards controlling how human stem cells-extraordinary cells capable of giving rise to all the other cells in our bodies-assume their identities. In just one short year, stem cells have shown promise for treating a dizzying variety of human diseases. In its annual "Top Ten" list, appearing in the 17 December 1999 issue, Science salutes this research and nine more of the year's hottest scientific developments for their profound implications for society and the advancement of science.

Washington D.C. - The most important scientific advance of 1999, says Science, was the progress scientists made towards controlling how human stem cells-extraordinary cells capable of giving rise to all the other cells in our bodies-assume their identities. In just one short year, stem cells have shown promise for treating a dizzying variety of human diseases. In its annual "Top Ten" list, appearing in the 17 December 1999 issue, Science salutes this research and nine more of the year's hottest scientific developments for their profound implications for society and the advancement of science.


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American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Human Stem Cell Research Leads Science's Top Ten List Of The Best Scientific Advances In 1999." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 December 1999. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/12/991220082651.htm>.
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. (1999, December 20). Human Stem Cell Research Leads Science's Top Ten List Of The Best Scientific Advances In 1999. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 23, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/12/991220082651.htm
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "Human Stem Cell Research Leads Science's Top Ten List Of The Best Scientific Advances In 1999." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/12/991220082651.htm (accessed April 23, 2014).

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