Bush stem-cell decision may be first of many
- Should US fund embryonic-cell research? Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;3/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 74, p2
Discusses controversy over the funding of embryonic stem cell research in the United States, as opponents claim it will violate the dignity of life and advocates hope it will cure diseases.
- Who will profit from stem cell research? // Westchester County Business Journal;8/19/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 33, p15
Discusses the monopoly of laboratories established by the U.S. government as suppliers of embryonic stem cells for scientists seeking federal funding. Regulatory powers of the National Institutes of Health over the laboratories; Issues surrounding the patenting of pluripotent cell lines;...
- Imported stem cells deepen Germany's ethical divide. Schiermeier, Quirin // Nature;7/5/2001, Vol. 412 Issue 6842, p4
Reports on the debate in Germany over research on human embryonic stem cells. Why cardiologist Wolfgang-Michael Franz plans to seek funding for the cells; Reaction to biochemist Stefan Rose-John's plan to import stem cells; Suggestion of the science ministry to all researchers planning to use...
- The stem-cell research debate. // Christian Science Monitor;8/2/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 174, p19
Comments on the debate in the United States surrounding the question of whether stem-cell research should be federally funded, and relates this topic to the idea that promises of cure and life may be traced back to God.
- Turning Point. Breu, Giovanna; Alta Charo, R. // People;8/20/2001, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p101
Presents an interview with Alta Charo, member of the United States National Bioethics Advisory Commission to the President, concerning stem cell research.
- Clinical research: Facing down the ethical dilemmas. Grandinetti, Deborah // Medical Economics;12/22/97, Vol. 74 Issue 25, p80
Discusses ethical conduct in clinical research. Listing of how physicians can deal with some ethical dilemmas that may arise during clinical research. INSET: How to keep your nose clean.
- Germany votes to import embryo stem cells. Ludwig, Michael // Reproductive BioMedicine Online;May/Jun2002, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p311
Reports on the decision of the Bundestag parliament to permit the import of embryonic stem cells for scientific research in Germany on January 30, 2002. Views of Bishop Walter Mixa on the decision to import embryonic stem cells; History of research on embryos; Idea behind the strategy to import...
- Give a Life, Take a Life. Edwards, Catherine // Insight on the News;08/16/99, Vol. 15 Issue 30, p16
Discusses ethical and legal questions on research using stem cells from human embryos. Legality of using tax dollars for destroying human embryos or creating them for research purposes; Argument as to why stem cells cannot be considered human beings; Alternatives to embryonic stem-cell research.
- New limits on funding of stem cell research questioned. // Issues in Science & Technology;Fall2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p29
Discusses the concerns on the limitation imposed by United States President George W. Bush on the number of stem cell line which can only be used to allow federal funding of embryonic stem cell funding. Consistency of the procedures used to create the cells with ethical standards; Information...