Pros of Harvesting Stem Cells When you have stem cells you can help your self if you have a disease that you need stem cells like cancer you can use those stem cells. Another pro of donating stem cells is that you can get money and help somebody in need. Another pro is that it can help scientists get more jobs and help the economy. It can help human cloning.
Cons of Harvesting Stem Cells It can be very expensive and can be very dangerous and could have horrible consequences. Could become a new way to spread diseases. Could result in new diseases or rare diseases spread out and may become deadly. It may make extinct diseases come back and hurt many humans and other animals. View slide
Argument 1 Pro For people who have diseases related to stem cells this is good because it can help them save their lives. It is also good for those people because their families will be able to live in peace and have part of their life back. Another good thing is that they can start to resume their own normal lives and not worry. View slide
Argument 1 Con If you have a disease relating to stem cells this can be dangerous because you may pick up new diseases. Also if you have diseases you may also be able spread them without knowing it. Another bad thing is that it may be hereditary and might be spread throughout your family so it would end up with your kids.
Argument 2 When you have no disease you can sell your stem cells for money. If you sell your stem cells you can help someone in need and you can end up making your day and somebody else's. You can also donate your stem cells for the poor who have stem cell related diseases.
Argument 3 Stem cell research can open new jobs and help the economy. It can also send more kids to college because they want high paying jobs and more money. Research can help out the nation because it can tell us about new diseases that can effect daily lives of the average American.
Argument 4 A pro to stem cell research is that it can help advance humans in human engineering. Cloning will be easier because scientists will no more about cloning and diseases. Stem cells might be able to create exact replicas of humans because the umbilical cord is filled with stem cells.
Argument 5 It can help us lead the world in technology. It can make us a healthier nation and may be able to help other nations in need. It might be able to be more useful than all the other countries in the world. We might be able to sell some of our technology to other countries and give America a better economy.
Argument 6 Cons of all Arguments It might be expensive for the poor who have diseases to buy stem cells. The jobs may start new diseases and spread across America. Clones can endanger humans lives. The technology can lead to more terrorism and can kill a lot of people.
Conclusion I am pro for Harvesting Stem cells but there are some cons that might have changed my mind if I didn’t hear the pro of them. The websites have been really helpful for me throughout this project. Harvesting Stem cells can be dangerous but if successful it can end up in a positive way.
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