TITLE

A DELICATE BALANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Gerson, Michael
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);9/4/2006 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 148 Issue 10, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The editorial notes that President George W. Bush's opposition to embryonic stem cell research may be tempered by the discover that stem cells can be extracted from the embryo without destroying it. The editorial argues Bush's refusal to fund stem cell research has pushed scientists to find new avenues of research and claims that the debate proves that Americans acknowledge embryos as distinct and human.
ACCESSION #
22209515

 

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