TITLE

Embryo-based Research: Advances and Argument

AUTHOR(S)
Spotts, Peter N.
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;11/6/98, Vol. 90 Issue 241, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the biological breakthrough of isolating embryonic stem cells. Use of embryos and aborted fetuses in the process; United States lawmakers' refusal to use federal funds on human embryo research; Research published in the journal `Science'; Pressure for the US government to change their policy; Comments of Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems.
ACCESSION #
1242260

 

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