- How to Think about Stemming an Insurgency. Kaebnick, Gregory E. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p2
Introduces a series of articles about stem cell research and bioethics.
- stem cells storm D.C. Sinha, Gunjan // Popular Science;Jan2002, Vol. 260 Issue 1, p58
Focuses on the ethical issues about the use of stem cells in medical research in the United States. Significant research on stem cells; Opposition on the technology; Government policy on the issues.
- The Basics About Stem Cells. Condic, Maureen L. // Human Life Review;Winter/Spring2002, Vol. 28 Issue 1/2, p119
Discusses issues pertaining to research on embryonic stem cells. Questions raised by the use of human embryos in medical research; Scientific arguments against the use of embryonic stem cells as a treatment for disease and injury; Advantages of using adult stem cells for research.
- In This Issue. Furton, Edward J. // National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly;Jun2010, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p227
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including proposals of producing human stem cells, human embryo in sperm-egg fusion, and the moral aspects of bioethics.
- ES Cell Research: In the Shadow of the Ban. Johnston, Josephine // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p49
Speculates the reason behind the national and international interest in human embryonic stem (ES) cells despite the U.S. ban on federal funding of such research. Details on how to procure ES cells; Requirement of the government for ES cell research funds.
- Stem cell patenting. Baldock, Claire // Journal of Commercial Biotechnology;Jan2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p120
The patenting of embryonic stem cell-related inventions appears to be as controversial as the technology itself. The author outlines the state of play in Europe and the USA as well as other selected territories. While Europe has the broadest statutory exclusions to patenting of inventions which...
- The Bioethics of iPS Cell-Based Drug Discovery. Hyun, I. // Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics;May2011, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p646
The ability to generate human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells presents exciting prospects for drug discovery and the development of safer, more effective drugs. Given the enormous potential for iPS cellbased drug development, what ethical issues could possibly cloud this new biomedical horizon?
- Substance Ontology Cannot Determine the Moral Status of Embryos. Morris, Jason // Journal of Medicine & Philosophy;Aug2012, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p331
Assigning the appropriate moral status to different stages of human development is an urgent problem in bioethics. Many philosophers have attempted to assess developmental events using strict ontological principles to determine when a developing entity becomes essentially human. This approach is...
- stem cell translation and bioethics. English, Denis // Annals of Neurosciences;Apr2012, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p57
The author reflects on the bioethics associated with stem cell therapy. The author believed that the use of embryonic stem cells is ethically inconsistent and conflicts with nature and it is a flawed concept that ES cures most diseases. Moreover, he mentioned of the lack of evidences to construe...