Embryos in the Rain Forest
- ZYGOTES & BLASTOCYSTS. Callahan, Sidney // Commonweal;6/14/2002, Vol. 129 Issue 12, p7
Comments on the debate on whether to protect human zygotes, blastocyts and embryos from manipulation or loss. Description on human zygotes; Arguments of pro-research groups; Position of the Catholic Church to experiments with human life.
- HELPING HAND. Scholl, David // Commonweal;4/24/2009, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p4
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Life & Science" in the March 27, 2009 issue.
- Deconstructing Obama on embryonic stem cells. // Our Sunday Visitor;4/12/2009, Vol. 97 Issue 50, p5
The author comments on the transcript of U.S. President Barack Obama's March 24, 2009 press conference on embryonic stem cell research.
- The meaning of life. // Nature;7/19/2001, Vol. 412 Issue 6844, p255
Reports that pro-life groups have denounced the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Virginia for claiming to have created human embryos in vitro for the sole purpose of harvesting embryonic stem cells. Potential of stem cell research in reproductive medicine; How mammalian life starts;...
- Times eight. // Our Sunday Visitor;2/15/2009, Vol. 97 Issue 42, p23
The author ponders on the ethical aspects of in-vitro fertilization in relation to the birth of octuplets in California.
- Ethical Aspects of How Many Embryos to Transfer in IVF. // Fertility Weekly;3/4/2002, p3
Discusses an abstract of the study "Ethical Dimensions of the Number of Embryos to Be Transferred in In Vitro Fertilization," by Frank A. Chervenak and colleagues, published in the November 2001 issue of the "Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics".
- Local Researchers Offer Ideas on Stem-Cell Debate. Webb, Marion // San Diego Business Journal;7/30/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p5A
Focuses on the monitor made by researchers and members of the biotech community on the debate of stem-cell research funding in San Diego, California. Views of on the advantages and disadvantages of embryonic stem-cell research; Comparison between adult and embryonic stem cells; Sponsorship of...
- Limits Urged On Stem Cell Funds. O'Donnell, Peter // BioWorld International;7/18/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 29, p4
This article states that the European Group on Ethics made an opinion which calls that human embryonic stem cells lines must be obtained from non-implanted IVF embryos if funding from the European Union should be granted for research on them. The group is composed of academics and lawyers. The...
- SYMPOSIUM: BIOETHICS, LAW, AND SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY WHAT SYNTHETIC GENOMES MEAN FOR OUR FUTURE: TECHNOLOGY, ETHICS, AND LAW, INTERESTS AND IDENTITIES. Murray, Thomas H. // Valparaiso University Law Review;Summer2011, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p1315
The article examines the impact of synthetic genomes on bioethics, law, technology, interests and identities. It explores how synthetic biology is being defined and identifies four major streams of scientific and technological developments. It analyzes the challenges that synthetic biology...
- Time to ditch stand-alone stem cell oversight panels, experts say. Dolgin, Elie // Nature Medicine;Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p250
The article reports on the embryonic stem cell research oversight committees (ESCRO), which was created to guide research in human embryonic stem cells (hESC) in the U.S. According to Henry Greely, a bioethicist at the Stanford Law School and chair of California's Human Stem Cell Research...