- All Stem Cells Are Not Alike. // ONS News;Jul2002, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p11
Provides general information, points of controversy and resources on stem cell research. Potential applications of embryonic germ and stem cells; Criticism against stem cell research; Policy of the U.S. government on stem cell research.
- New life at the expense of another. Pickup, Mark // Human Life Review;Winter2000, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p109
Focuses on the use of human embryonic stem cells to arrest debilitating diseases in Canada. Efforts of American and German researchers in obtaining embryonic stem cells from animal models; Statistics on stem-cell transplants for multiple sclerosis; Moral and ethical concerns of stem cell...
- STEM CELLS, CLONING, AND CANNIBALISM. // Quadrant Magazine;May2002, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p2
Editorial. Comments on the use of embryonic stem cells in Australian medical research. Ethical considerations in the cannibalization of living human tissues for medical purposes; Acceptability of abortion; Concern over experiments in human cloning.
- Do Stem-Cell Research Without Killing Embryos. Bartlett, Roscoe G. // Insight on the News;9/3/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p44
Suggests the possibility that the removal of stem cells from an embryo is feasible without destroying the embryo, a potential medical breakthrough in the field of United States research. Use and relevance of stem cells; Extraction of stem cells from adults through surgery; Conditions before...
- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. // Hill;6/28/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 79, p28
The author reflects on the stand of U.S. President George W. Bush concerning stem cell research using surplus embryos. He notes that Bush has vetoed a bill that would allow federally funded scientists to use surplus embryos in research into treating a host of otherwise incurable disease. He...
- Biologists question adult stem-cell versatility. DeWitt, Natalie; Knight, Jonathan // Nature;3/28/2002, Vol. 416 Issue 6879, p354
Examines the embryonic stem cells to revolutionize treatments from heart disease to Parkinson's disease. Validity of results according to scientific conference on stem cells; Discussions on transdiffrentiation for medical use; Details on cell fusion.
- TechTown starts global hunt for stem cell firms. Henderson, Tom // Crain's Detroit Business;2/16/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p3
The article reports that TechTown is starting a global hunt for stem cell firms from around the world to establish a presence in the Stem Cell Commercialization Center. The center, which will be housed in TechTown's Tech One building on Burroughs Street just north of Wayne State University, is...
- Washington diary. Frew, Andreas // New Scientist;5/29/2004, Vol. 182 Issue 2449, p49
Scientists have been touting human embryonic stem cells as a potential cure for all sorts of diseases, ranging from Parkinson's to diabetes to the common cold and are naturally eager to study them. Opponents of abortion have made sure that, under the U.S. law, no federal money can be spent on...
- Speaking of Stem Cells�. Hoffman, Michelle // Drug Discovery & Development;Nov2006, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p8
The author reflects on the stem cell research as an election issue as well as on the reasons against funding such research in the U.S. She highlights the most common argument concerning the morality of creating life just to destroy it. The author also notes that the cells are not just useful for...