10 October 2008

Stem cells from testicles show promise - of what?

The writing is on the wall:

Cells taken from men's testicles seem as versatile as the stem cells derived from embryos, researchers reported Wednesday in what may be yet another new approach in a burgeoning scientific field.
This, probably, will serve as a new greeting now: "Hey, man, you got some cool stem cells on you!".

In fact, there is nothing funny in this news. I think these guys got the correct idea ahead of time:

Here's a possible remedy:

Lock them up, folks! Lest some eager boffin with scissors gets to you.

Hat tip: David A.