Stem Cell Biology, Research and Controversy

In 1998, Dr. James Thomson perfected a method to grow human Embryonic Stem Cells in a laboratory environment. His discovery sparked a new debate in what historically has been a long line of moral dilemmas initiated by scientific advancements. 'Lines in the Sand' provides the viewer with an unbiased presentation of facts regarding Stem Cell research. This documentary addresses the nature of Stem Cells, their purpose, origin and future use in advanced medical treatments.