Stem Cells Can Be Harvested Long After Death, University of Connecticut Study  
6/13/2012 7:44:30 AM

Some stem cells can lay dormant for more than two weeks in a dead person and then be revived to divide into new, functioning cells, scientists in France said Tuesday. The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, unlocks further knowledge about the versatility of these cells, touted as a future source to replenish damaged tissue.