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Ethics debate unstilled by stemcell success: Nobel laureate

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Newly-crowned Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka on Monday cautioned that stem cells could still spur sharp debate, despite his achievement in creating cells that are not derived from embryos. 

Japanese Kyoto University professor Shinya Yamanaka, who won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Medicine with John B. Gurdon of Britain, answers to journalists' questions in Paris. Yamanaka cautioned that stem cells could still spur sharp debate, despite his achievement in creating cells that are not derived from embryos.

The Japanese scientist was interviewed on a trip to Paris after co-winning the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine last month alongside Britain's John Gurdon.

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