TITLE

THE COVENANT

AUTHOR(S)
Boyer, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
New Yorker;9/6/2010, Vol. 86 Issue 26, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the appointment of geneticist Francis Collins to be director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the national debate over government funding for embryonic-stem-cell research. The author reflects on Collins' faith in evangelical Christianity and policies on stem-cell research under president Barack Obama. Other topics include destruction of embryos, advances in genomics, and the development of cell lines.
ACCESSION #
53365977

 

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