TITLE

The Real Lessons of Stem Cells

AUTHOR(S)
Levin, Yuval
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/30/2009 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 153 Issue 13, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author argues that biotechnology research should be guided by ethical values. He discusses advances in somatic cell dedifferentiation, proposed as an alternative to embryonic-stem-cell research. He praises former U.S. President George W. Bush for his stance on embryonic-stem-cell research and critiques U.S. President Barack Obama for giving an executive order that lifts restrictions imposed by Bush.
ACCESSION #
37280257

 

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