UCC governors to consider embryonic stem-cell research

“The governing body of University College Cork will today consider whether or not to allow the use of embryonic stem cells for research purposes on its campus. If it gives the go-ahead to the proposal, which has been recommended by the college’s research ethics board and its academic council, it would be the first academic institution in the country do so. The use of human embryonic stem cells for research purposes has always been controversial …” (more)

[Eithne Donnellan, Patsy McGarry and Olivia Kelleher, Irish Times, 28 October]

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