TITLE

Embryo ethics

AUTHOR(S)
McGovern, Celeste
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
Report / Newsmagazine (BC Edition);04/30/2001, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the decision of a working group of the federal Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to allow tax-funded research on embryos under two weeks old. How the group claims to occupy so-called moral middle ground by declaring that human embryos should be respected but may be killed to benefit others; Mention of perceived alternatives to the use of embryonic stem cells; Evidence of the malleability of adult stem cells.
ACCESSION #
4422309

 

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