TITLE

CHAPTER 12: STEMMING RESEARCH

AUTHOR(S)
MOONEY, CHRIS
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Republican War on Science;2006, p195
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 12 of the book "The Republican War on Science" is presented. It explores the distortion of scientific issues related to embryonic stem cell research by Republicans, particularly U.S. President George W. Bush. It highlights the status of embryonic stem cell-related debates in the government, noting how advocates emphasize the medical benefits of the said stem cells. Details on why scientists believe that embryonic stem cells have the potential to support life are also presented.
ACCESSION #
57576154

 

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