The "Hinxton Group" Considers Transnational Stem Cell Research
- ZYGOTES & BLASTOCYSTS. Callahan, Sidney // Commonweal;6/14/2002, Vol. 129 Issue 12, p7
Comments on the debate on whether to protect human zygotes, blastocyts and embryos from manipulation or loss. Description on human zygotes; Arguments of pro-research groups; Position of the Catholic Church to experiments with human life.
- The meaning of life. // Nature;7/19/2001, Vol. 412 Issue 6844, p255
Reports that pro-life groups have denounced the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Virginia for claiming to have created human embryos in vitro for the sole purpose of harvesting embryonic stem cells. Potential of stem cell research in reproductive medicine; How mammalian life starts;...
- HELPING HAND. Scholl, David // Commonweal;4/24/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p4
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Life & Science" in the March 27, 2009 issue.
- Ethics Concerns? Yes, but Not Usual Suspects. // BioWorld Today;5/16/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 94, p4
The article focuses on the ethical concerns raised on the study by a team led by Shoukrat Mitalipov at Oregon Health & Science University in cloning human embryonic stem cells from skin cells via somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT).
- Deconstructing Obama on embryonic stem cells. // Our Sunday Visitor;4/12/2009, Vol. 97 Issue 50, p5
The author comments on the transcript of U.S. President Barack Obama's March 24, 2009 press conference on embryonic stem cell research.
- Cellular Divide. Begley, Sharon; Murr, Andrew; Check, Erika // Bulletin with Newsweek;7/17/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6283, p76
Reports on the controversies surrounding the medical research involving stem cells of human embryos. Diseases projected to be cured by the stem cells; Pro-life activists' protest against the medical research; Moral and ethical aspects of the issue; Scientific and medical capabilities of the...
- Embryonic stem cell research is not dehumanising us. Klostergaard, L. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Dec2009, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p13
The article discusses an argument which states that embryonic stem cell research is not dehumanising.
- 'Ethical' stem-cell paper under attack. Abbott, Alison // Nature;9/7/2006, Vol. 443 Issue 7107, p12
The article features the news of the creation of human embryonic cells without destroying the embryo. It attracted worldwide media excitement, and later wide criticism for destroying the embryos used in the research. Even the scientific fraternity considered the work and the presentation as...
- Zu aktuellen Fragen der Biomedizin und dem Zugriff auf den menschlichen Embryo. Clausen, Jens // ErwÃ¤gen Wissen Ethik;2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p163
The article discusses the ethics involved in the field of biomedical research and human embryology. In this context, the author has made use of some studies based on embryonic stem cell research and cloning. These studies have posed a question on the existence and well-being of human beings in...
- Korean women rush to donate eggs after research pioneer resigns. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/3/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7528, p1291
The article reports on the resignation of research Hwang Woo-suk as chairman of the recently formed World Stem Cell Hub. The author reviews how Hwang resigned after admitting that the eggs he used in his laboratory's research came from two junior researchers in his team and from paid donors....