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    Neurogenesis

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    Neurogenesis may be possible in the central nervous system through the use of stem cells. What are the possibilities for, as well as the ethical implications of this line of research and ultimately treatment for disorders that damage the central nervous system.

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    The potential benefits of stem cells in neurogenesis are broad. There are many disorders that result from degeneration of certain types of neurons. Among these are Parkinson's Disease, where dopamine neurons progressively die and lead to motor ...

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    This solution briefly explains how stem cells can be used for neurogenesis; it also outlines some of the ethical questions surrounding this research.

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