April 2005
njbiz;4/18/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p3
Offers a look at the status of stem cell research in New Jersey as of April 2005. Move of several drug and medical device companies to conduct stem cell research; Opposition of religious groups on using human embryos for research; Efforts of several Republican legislators to push for amendments on federal restrictions on stem cell research.


Related Articles

  • Stem-cell research to start in Britain. Dickson, David // Nature;1/25/2001, Vol. 409 Issue 6819, p445 

    Reports that British scientists will be able to carry out stem-cell research involving cloned human embryos aimed at the treatment of diseases. Details of the Parliamentary vote in winter 2001 that approved the government proposal allowing research under the Human Fertilization and Embryology...

  • Responses to the Human Embryo and Embryonic Stem Cells: Scientific and Theological Assessments. Jones, D. Gareth // Science & Christian Belief;Oct2005, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p199 

    The prospect of employing embryonic stem cells for research has reignited debate over the status of the human embryo. However, the current debate centres on the very earliest stages of embryonic development, notably on the blastocyst at around 5-7 days' gestation. After a scientific overview of...

  • Readers React: Stem Cell Research. Funke, Robert; Brown, Rayilyn; Bruner, Autumn; Reed, Don Charles // U.S. News Digital Weekly;6/26/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 23, p23 

    The article presents readers' reactions on the issue of human embryo stem cell research studies in the U.S. One reader pointed out the potential health benefits that may arise from these research studies. Another argued that the use of blastocysts was not murder because it is just a cell and not...

  • Human embryonic stem cell research debates: a Confucian argument. Tsai, D. F.-C. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Nov2005, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p635 

    Human embryonic stem cell research can bring about major biomedical breakthroughs and thus contribute enormously to human welfare, yet it raises serious moral problems because it involves using human embryos for experiment. The "moral status of the human embryo" remains the core of such debates....

  • Ethics for embryos. Parker, C. // Journal of Medical Ethics;Oct2007, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p614 

    This paper responds to DW Brock's technically strong case the use of human embryonic stem cells in medical research. His main issue in this context is the question of whether it is moral to destroy viable human embryos. He offers a number of reasons to support his view that it is moral to...

  • The Frankenstein Factor. Glueck, Michael Arnold; Cihak, Robert J. // Orange County Business Journal;5/23/2005, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p51 

    The article authors comment on the decision of the California electorate to vote for 3 billion dollars in bonds to support stem cell research. California has put itself on the cutting edge of a controversial, and often confusing, scientific inquiry. To see how baffling the issues can be, one can...

  • To create, or not to create? Healy, Bernadine // U.S. News & World Report;3/21/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 10, p59 

    Suggests that the United States is in the midst of a gold rush over human-embryo research. Various states that support stem cell research; Vote in the United Nations to call for all governments to ban the cloning of human embryos for any purpose; Lack of laws in the U.S. concerning stem cell...

  • An End to Debate or 'Déjà Vu'? Carmichael, Mary // Newsweek;6/18/2007, Vol. 149 Issue 25, p14 

    The article focuses on the issue of stem cell research in the U.S. Congress. A bill to loosen restrictions on funding stem cell research passed in the U.S. House of Representatives on June 7, 2007. Scientists revealed on June 6, 2007 a technique using mature skin cells of mice which could...

  • IVF and the history of stem cells. Edwards, R.G. // Nature;9/27/2001, Vol. 413 Issue 6854, p349 

    Examines the historical potential of embryo stem cells. Fundamental approach to alleviating severe incurable human maladies; Origin of the embryo stem cell; Significance of the birth of children conceived in vitro; Characteristics of embryo stem cells.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics