What Is a Stem Cell and How Can We Better Utilize Them?

Stem cells are an integral part of our lives, but we often don’t realize it. They can be found in the umbilical cord after birth, and they have been used to grow organs in labs for decades. But what is a stem cell? In essence, these are cells that can divide into any other type of cell in your body. The possibilities for how these cells could be utilized are endless – from curing cancer to growing new skin on burn victims – there’s no limit to what scientists can do with them!