No, the Stem Cell Debate Is Not Over
- FINDING ETHICALLY ACCEPTABLE SOLUTIONS FOR THERAPEUTIC HUMAN STEM CELL RESEARCH. Meyer, John R. // Ethics & Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics;Spring2008, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p51
Katrien Devolder offers a compromise solution for the derivation of human embryonic stem cells that is designed to appease those who consider the killing of human embryos immoral. She proposes to build on a gradualist view of embryonic development in which the embryo merits special respect as...
- 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."
- Consent to the use of aborted fetuses in stem cell research and therapies. Pfeffer, N.; Kent, J. // Clinical Ethics;2006, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p216
This paper identifies the legal and policy framework relating to the use of aborted fetuses in stem cell research and therapies and contrasts this with the collection of embryos for research. It suggests that more attention should be given to questions about the kind of consent sought by...
- Bioethics & Medicine. // Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p55
The article discusses issues concerning bioethics and medicine. Christian ethicists in Japan do not agree with the new guidelines for stopping life-prolonging treatment. Lee Silver, a molecular biologist of Princeton, said that there may be no god or many gods and no universal master plan which...
- Patents, Royalties, and Publicly Funded Stem Cell Research. Debaets, Amy Michelle // Ethics & Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics;Fall2005, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p188
The article offers views on the controversy over the public funding of human embryonic stem cell research. It provides information on the state of the embryonic stem cell research in California and New Jersey. Potential of human embryonic stem cell lines in the U.S. is discussed. It suggests the...
- Japan okays stem cells. Saegusa, Asako // Nature Biotechnology;Mar2000, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p246
Reports on the approval given by the bioethics committee of Japan's Science and Technology Council for research involving the use of embryonic stem cells. Reason cited by the committee for granting approval to the research; Plans of the committee to draw up guidelines for embryonic stem cell...
- Scientists react to government indecision. Brown, Phyllida // Nature Medicine;Aug99, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p855
Discusses the government's delay in deciding whether to permit research into the therapeutic use of human embryonic stem cells in Great Britain. Creation of anti-science climate; Reaction of the researchers towards the delay.
- Corrigendum: Toward the generation of rod and cone photoreceptors from mouse, monkey and human embryonic stem cells. Osakada, Fumitaka; Ikeda, Hanako; Mandai, Michiko; Wataya, Takafumi; Watanabe, Kiichi; Yoshimura, Nagahisa; Akaike, Akiori; Sasai, Yoshiki; Takahashi, Masayo // Nature Biotechnology;Mar2008, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p352
A correction to the article "Toward the generation of rod and cone photoreceptors from mouse, monkey and human embryonic stem cells" that was published in the February 3, 2008 issue is presented.
- German stem-cell law under fire. Abbott, Alison // Nature;11/16/2006, Vol. 444 Issue 7117, p253
The article reports that Germany's laws governing human embryonic stem (ES) cells are no longer appropriate and need to be relaxed according to the DFG, the country's main funding agency. Federal research minister Annette Schavan rejected any fundamental change to the rules, which forbid German...