TITLE

Stem Cell Controversy

PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Oct2001, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p227
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of the debate on embryonic stem cell research in the United States. Research developments; Potential applications; Federal funding; Ethical issues. INSET: Possible Sources of Stem Cells.
ACCESSION #
5342376

 

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