TITLE

Science and technology policy in brief

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Issues in Science & Technology;Fall2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to U.S. science & technology policy. District Judge Royce Lamberth gave decision in favor conducting research on human embryonic stem cells. The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs examined the function of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) fishery research. The Department of Commerce Economic and Statistics Administration issued a report on women in Science field.
ACCESSION #
66736330

 

Related Articles

  • Time to lift embryo research ban.  // Nature;11/12/1998, Vol. 396 Issue 6707, p97 

    Calls for a change in United States law regarding embryo research. Society's ability to regulate science; Advances in the culture of human embryonic stem cells; US ban on embryo research using federal funds; Lack of regulation for private sector; Geron, the company involved in embryo stem cell...

  • SCIENCE POLICY IN GOVERNMENT.  // Biologist;Jun2011, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p64 

    The article focuses on the need of the British government to embed science with the public policy development process. It notes that the ethical issues on gene therapy, embryonic stem cells and economic limitations on drug availability are examples of the medical-based applications of biology...

  • STEP FOR STEM CELLS. Park, Alice // Time;8/16/2010, Vol. 176 Issue 7, p15 

    The article reports that a human trial of an embryonic stem cell treatment for spinal cord injury has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

  • Should US fund embryonic-cell research? Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;3/13/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 74, p2 

    Discusses controversy over the funding of embryonic stem cell research in the United States, as opponents claim it will violate the dignity of life and advocates hope it will cure diseases.

  • Stem Cells, Life and the Law. Keiper, Adam; Levin, Yuval // Human Life Review;Summer2010, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p110 

    A court battle over embryonic stem-cell research that relate to articles that appeared in the June 2010 issue of "The Human Life Review" is presented.

  • Bush's bind on stem-cell research. Schorr, Daniel // Christian Science Monitor;8/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 175, p11 

    Discusses the issue of whether stem-cell research in the United States should receive federal funding, and the decision which President George W. Bush must make regarding the issue, in light of his visit with Pope John Paul II.

  • US close to funding stem-cell work. Smaglik, Paul // Nature;12/9/1999, Vol. 402 Issue 6762, p566 

    Reports that the United States National Institute of Health could provide funding for research on human embryonic stem cells upon approval of guidelines. Distinction between derivation of cells from embryos and research on isolated cells; Use of stem cells taken from frozen in vitro...

  • Who will profit from stem cell research?  // Westchester County Business Journal;8/19/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 33, p15 

    Discusses the monopoly of laboratories established by the U.S. government as suppliers of embryonic stem cells for scientists seeking federal funding. Regulatory powers of the National Institutes of Health over the laboratories; Issues surrounding the patenting of pluripotent cell lines;...

  • Balancing open source stem cell science with commercialization. Courtney, Aidan; De Sousa, Paul; George, Carol; Laurie, Graeme; Tait, Joyce // Nature Biotechnology;Feb2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p115 

    A letter exploring the issues surrounding open source stem cell science and research in Great Britain is presented. It reflects on how British regulations on stem cell science favor basic research but restrict commercial investment. It provides an overview of the British governance system for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics