beers and core matter (No Who)

Scott Schrade schrade at
Mon Jul 26 18:20:00 CDT 2004

> So what directs this process?  How does the DNA know where it's been 
> placed?  There has to be some master program in the body that knows 
> what's damaged and what's missing, 

That's what science is working on:  How to get stem cells to change to
specific types of cells in order to "fix" a part of the body.

"Stem cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different 
cell types in the body. Serving as a sort of repair system for the body, they 
can theoretically divide without limit to replenish other cells as long as the 
person or animal is still alive. When a stem cell divides, each new cell has 
the potential to either remain a stem cell or become another type of cell with 
a more specialized function, such as a muscle cell, a red blood cell, or a 
brain cell."

- SCHRADE in Akron

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