Divergent local laws threaten to stifle Europe's stem-cell project

Schiermeier, Quirin
April 2005
Nature;4/14/2005, Vol. 434 Issue 7035, p809
Academic Journal
Reports that divergent local laws could delay a high-profile collaboration in human embryonic stem-cell research in the European Union. Concern over the ethical implications of using embryonic stem cells because it requires the destruction of human embryos; Observation that stem-cell research will be overshadowed by the political divide between the appointed European Commission and the elected European Parliament.


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