TITLE

A Bitter Conclusion Over Stem Cells

AUTHOR(S)
Bozell III, Brent
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Insight on the News;9/17/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the moral issues arising from stem cell research in the United States. Significance of the debate on embryo-destroying stem-cell research; Ethical questions surrounding the research; Position of the government on the issue.
ACCESSION #
5134386

 

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