European panel rejects creation of human embryos for research

Dickson, David
November 2000
Nature;11/16/2000, Vol. 408 Issue 6810, p277
Academic Journal
Reports that a European committee has ruled that approving creation of human embryos for stem-cell research would be premature. Opinion of the European Group on Ethics in Science that somatic-cell nuclear transfer has potential medical value; Expectation that the report will impact European Union member states that are debating the issue, as of November, 2000; Mention of the British Parliament's debate over allowing stem-cell research to proceed.


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