Australia embraces cloning research

Grose, Simon
January 2007
Nature Medicine;Jan2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p5
Academic Journal
The article reports that a bill was passed by the Australian government approving of issue of licenses to undertake therapeutic cloning research. The bills passed by the Australia's House of Representatives favor legalization of human embryo creation by somatic cell nuclear transfer and the embryonic stem cell harvesting for research purposes. The bill regulates mandatory licenses for therapeutic cloning and imposes severe penalties on companies undertaking research without licenses.


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