TITLE

Hidden toll of embryo ethics war

AUTHOR(S)
Ledford, Heidi
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Nature;3/17/2011, Vol. 471 Issue 7338, p279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the stem-cell injunction proposed by the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the U.S. It discusses the legal efforts of researchers to block the federal funding for research on human embryonic stem (ES) cells, noting that it destroys the embryos. It explores the potential of adult cells to be a possible source of stem cells for therapies in a variety of diseases.
ACCESSION #
59345669

 

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