Banking stem cells

Forget about cash—start banking your body.

Using a technology that echoes science fiction movies, a French company is offering people a “bank” to store their own stem cells for years in a bet that those cells may be used to grow replacement organs and possibly save their lives someday.

The company says it has already signed customers, though it doesn’t wish to reveal details about them. Those clients will be putting down a hefty sum on a bet that that outlay will be more than offset by the benefits realized from scientific breakthroughs in coming decades.

Read the full, original story here: Banking stem cells in the hope of a lifesaving cure

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