GEORGIA DEBATES STEM CELL RESEARCH
- Science and ethics must not be separated. Copland, Paul // Nature;9/11/2003, Vol. 425 Issue 6954, p121
Comments on the article previously published in the 'Nature' journal about ethics and science. Requirement to be consistent and empirically justified in interpreting the actions of scientists; Reactions of non-specialist observers to complex ethical problems raised by embryonic stem cell...
- Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: What's Wrong with It? Oderberg, David S. // Human Life Review;Fall2005, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p21
The article discusses the personal character and competence of scientists involved in human embryonic stem cell (HESC) research. Studies show that many scientists and bioethicists thought that the basic job for a stem cell researcher is to get on with their research and leave its implications to...
- An inconvenient truth. // Nature;11/29/2007, Vol. 450 Issue 7170, p585
The author reflects on the issue concerning human embryonic stem-cell research in Great Britain. He discusses the claims of scientists regarding the importance of embryonic research and the stands of those who oppose such work. According to the author, those scientists that are doing embryonic...
- the master cell. Stolberg, Sheryl Gay // New York Times Upfront;10/1/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p21
Focuses on the embryonic stem cell researches in the United States. Innovation involving the extraction of valuable stem cells from embryos; Comments of religious sects on the morality of stem cell extractions from embryos; Support extended by the US government for the researches.
- Is Stem-Cell Research Ethical? Soler, Lawrence; Haas, John M. // New York Times Upfront;10/1/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p32
Comments on the morality of stem-cell research in the United States. Destruction of the embryo caused by stem-cell extractions; Elaboration of the primary rule of medicine; Reasons of the scientists to avoid research involving the destruction of embryos.
- FROM THE EDITORS. Rhodes, Rosamond; Sheldon, Mark // APA Newsletters;Spring2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a reprint of the article "Ethical Issues in Using and Not Using Embryonic Stem Cells," by Frances M. Kamm and a review of Tony Hope's book "Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction."
- Europe fragmented over embryonic stem cell research. Birmingham, Karen // Journal of Clinical Investigation;Aug2003, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p458
Reports on the opposition of some member states to guidelines on embryonic stem (ES) cell research proposed by the European Commission aimed at appeasing Catholic countries and stemming a brain drain in July 2003. Impact of the proposal on ES research; Aim of brain drain; Reason for the...
- UK OKs Hybrid Cells. Houlton, Sarah // Pharmaceutical Executive;Jul2007, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p22
The article reports that British government has decided to allow scientists to create human-animal hybrid embryos for stem cell research under the draft of the Human Tissue and Embryos bill, a provision that allows scientists to seek an exception for some research. The bill states that resulting...
- King of cloning. Page, Michael Le; Hooper, Rowan // New Scientist;5/28/2005, Vol. 186 Issue 2501, p37
The article focuses on Woo Suk Hwang of Seoul National University in South Korea, who is known as the cloning king. His lab enjoys strong support � and funding--from the South Korean government. And unlike most of the rest of the world, the Korean public offers almost unequivocal support....