A false choice

Borger, Gloria
July 2001
U.S. News & World Report;07/02/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p27
Discusses the political debate over stem cell research in the United States. How President George W. Bush has suspended guidelines set up by the Clinton administration allowing federal money for the research; Details of stem cell research which uses cells taken from frozen embryos used for in-vitro fertilization; Question of whether frozen embryos should be considered equivalent to a fetus growing inside its mother.


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