Bad Bargain

Forbes, Steve
November 2005
Forbes Asia;11/14/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 7, p15
The article discusses issues related to the approval by the U.S. House of Representatives of a legislation for the federal government to fund embryonic stem cell research. The good that comes from embryonic stem cell research has been thoroughly overhyped. It has yet to provide a single cure for those suffering from Parkinson's disease and a whole host of other afflictions. Scientists are devising new techniques to extract embryonic stem cells without destroying the embryos themselves.


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