What's in the Dish?

McGee, Glenn; Caplan, Arthur L.
March 1999
Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p36
Academic Journal
Comments on the conclusions of Geron's Ethics Advisory Board on the benefits of stem cells research. Failure of the Geron's report to elaborate the issues associated with the moral status of human stem cells; Distinction between stem cell research that involves cells derived from blastocysts and research that involves cells from fetal tissue obtained from aborted fetuses.


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