A Bitter Conclusion Over Stem Cells

Bozell III, Brent
September 2001
Insight on the News;9/17/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p46
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.


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