TITLE

Britain rushes to close legal loophole on human cloning

AUTHOR(S)
Cooper, Tarquin
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;11/23/2001, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of lawmakers in Britain to close a legal loophole that would permit human cloning. Mention of a High Court ruling which stated that Great Britain has no laws governing the reproduction of human embryos using cloning technology; Question of how the British government can ensure the continuance of stem-cell research while banning cloning for reproductive purposes.
ACCESSION #
5550574

 

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