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1. Research. See how we partner with others to fund adult stem cell research and technologies with the potential to change lives. 2. Education. See how we impact STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education through our National STEM Scholar Program, for middle school science teachers.

The following is a selection of Web sites representing foreign organizations involved in stem cell research. Australia. National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia The National Stem Cell foundation of Australia (NSCFA) was established in mid-2011 as the follow-on organization from the Australian Stem Cell Centre. It is a public company whose mission is to promote the study and use of stem cells.

Adult stem cells. These stem cells are found in small numbers in most adult tissues, such as bone marrow or fat. Compared with embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells have a more limited ability to give rise to various cells of the body. Until recently, researchers thought adult stem cells could create only similar types of cells.

SCSS is a non-profit organization seeking to serve the community with a threefold objective to bring together researchers, clinicians, health professionals, and companies that are interested in stem cells, to provide information about stem cell research to laypeople, and .