TITLE

Nature Publishes Amended Stem Cell Study

AUTHOR(S)
Townsend, Liz
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
National Right to Life News;Dec2006, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that scientists at Advanced Cell Technology (ACT), who originally claimed that they could extract embryonic stem cells without killing the embryo have admitted that all embryos used in their experiments were killed. The scientists also clarified parts of their article in an online edition of "Nature." They also said that their technique may be successful but the actual conduct of the research ensured the death of the embryos.
ACCESSION #
23473403

 

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