Blood-forming stem cells for Japanese nuclear workers?

According to a story in The Guardian, Japanese officials are considering blood-forming stem cell transplants in workers exposed to high radiation levels. They write:

Embryonic stem cells provide limitless source of platelets

A story in yesterday's L.A. Times highlights a point that I think often gets lost in the brouhaha over adult vs. embryonic stem cells. Adult stem cells are great, they really are.
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