Category Archives: Stem Cell

Wow . . . just Wow

Two really unbelievable items: California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Awards Prize to Poem Equating Embryonic Stem Cell Research With Words of Jesus at the Last Supper And [Indian] Govt proposes womb banks to legalize surrogacy “Infertile couples don’t have to … Continue reading

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Embryo Research and Cloning

Over at The Daily Beast, “Neurobiologist Maureen L. Condic investigates 11 common arguments in favor of embryonic stem-cell research, and explains why science may not need the controversial technique, after all.” Well worth reading.

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President Obama’s Stem Cell Executive Order

Several members of the President’s Council on Bioethics have weighed in on the President’s Executive Order on Stem Cell Resarch. Although members of the President’s Council on Bioethics have been divided on this question and some of our colleagues disagree … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Coverage

I know the decision is a couple of weeks old at this point, but a ton of articles have recently come to my attention. John Kass in the Chicago Tribune, Stem cell policy shift brings a sinking feeling Christianity Today, … Continue reading

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MercatorNet on Bill Clinton’s Embryo Comments

This one has slipped my notice.  Thanks to MercatorNet for catching it. Was Clinton’s language deliberate or grossly uninformed? BTW, MercatorNet.com is definetly something you should be reading.  Thoughtful, well-reasoned, winsome — bookmark it and/or subscribe to their updates immediately.

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Krauthammer on Obama’s Stem Cell Executive Order

Clearly, I don’t agree with everything Krauthammer has to say: I am not religious. I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception. But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the moral equivalent of a … Continue reading

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The Lines that Divide

My friends at The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network are completing work on a documentary on the stem cell and cloning debates. Check out the trailer for The Lines That Divide: The Great Stem Cell Debate. Lines That Divide: … Continue reading

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