Few scientific breakthroughs have generated as much controversy as stem cell research. Some see stem cell research as the cure-all for the diseases of modern society--heart disease, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and Parkinson's disease. Yet others question the ethics of stem cell research and worry about its future paths. Stem Cells explains the science behind the research, describes the possibilities stem cell therapies, and analyzes the basis of the controversy that surrounds what may be tomorrow's "miracle cure."Allman, Toney is the author of 'Stem Cells ', published 2005 under ISBN 9781590187722 and ISBN 1590187725.