TITLE

A stem-cell go-ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Couzin, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;02/01/99, Vol. 126 Issue 4, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved funding for research using human embryonic stem cells. Promise of what can be accomplished through such research; Legal questions about the research; Work of NIH director Harold Varmus; Ruling that stem cells are legal to use because they do not yield a placenta; Development of stem cells; Most ethicists not objecting to the research; Planned oversight committees.
ACCESSION #
1465166

 

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