Research with Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Ethical Considerations

Lebacqz, Karen; Mendiola, Michael M.; Peters, Ted; Young, Ernle W. D.; Zoloth-Dorfman, Laurie
March 1999
Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p31
Academic Journal
Presents an essay `Research with Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Ethical Considerations.'


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