- A world of difference. Aldhous, Peter // Nature;12/20/2001-12/27/2001, Vol. 414 Issue 6866, p838
Focuses on human embryonic stem (ES) cells research. Support of Great Britain on ES-cell research; Significance of therapeutic cloning; Plans of Advanced Cell Technology (ACT).
- Therapeutic cloning OK. Grisham, Julie // Nature Biotechnology;May2000, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p475
Reports that London, England-based Nuffield Council on Bioethics has released a report stating that research on human embryonic stem cells for the treatment of disease should be allowed. Potential benefits offered by research on somatic cell nuclear transfer for derivation of stem cells or...
- The medium is the message. Moore, Harry // Nature Biotechnology;Feb2006, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p160
The article cites a study which derived two new human embryonic stem (hES) cells under the most defined conditions. In this study, researchers use feeder-independent culture with recombinant extracellular matrix components and other specific factors. This approach is favorable for those who want...
- Hybrid embryos fail to live up to stem-cell hopes. Ledford, Heidi // Nature;2/5/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7230, p642
The article discusses the challenges to the creation of human-animal hybrid embryos which has been proposed as a way to generate embryonic stem-cells (SC) without having to rely on human eggs. Topics include an overview of research by Robert Lanza and colleagues, published in "Cloning Stem...
- Politics Trumps Science. Smith, Wesley J. // Human Life Review;Summer2001, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p36
Examines the conflict between science and politics on embryonic stem-cell research in the United States. Removal of a text in stem-cell research due to its political impact; Article on the defects in a cloned mice from embryonic stem cells; Efforts in Congress for a ban to human cloning.
- President Reagan Would Have Opposed ESCR. Thomas, Cal // Human Life Review;Summer2001, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p51
Examines the opposition of Ronald Reagan embryonic stem cell research in the United States. Defense of human life; Banning of human cloning; Flexibility of federal regulation.
- Brain gain. Cohen, Philip; Ainsworth, Claire // New Scientist;6/30/2001, Vol. 170 Issue 2297, p5
Deals with a proposed legislation banning human cloning in the United States. Stand of President George W. Bush on human cloning; Implications for research on embryonic stem cells (ESC); Advantages and disadvantages of ESC.
- symposium. Greenwood, James; Brownback, Sam // Insight on the News;10/29/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 40, p40
Debates the issue of whether the United States Congress should use tax money to fund therapeutic cloning and embryonic stem-cell research. Arguments against and in favor of the issue; Benefits that humanity can get from cloning research; Moral issues that are involved in the issue.
- UK study will reimburse part of cost of IVF to women who donate eggs for research. Mayor, Susan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/22/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7620, p581
This article reports on a plan in Great Britain where women who donate surplus eggs for stem cell research will be partially reimbursed for the cost of their in vitro fertilisaion. This is the first study by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) that will pay participants. The MCR is funding a...