Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Stem Cell Study - "Ethical Smoke and Mirrors"

The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity responded to a Massachusetts laboratory's claim that it has developed a new way to get embryonic stem cells without harming embryos. Bioethics professor C. Ben Mitchell says their study is "ethical smoke and mirrors."

Read the article here. This is a great, reliable site and source of information on bioethics. Their quote of the day...

"My anxiety given how far we have come in just four years is that they (scientists) want a little a bit of cloning now, and in a couple of years time they will want a little bit more cloning, and a few years after that they will want still more cloning and very soon we will have reproductive cloning." -Australian Health Minister Tony Abbott on a move to overturn a ban on human cloning for research purposes in his country.


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