Controversy over stem cells could be at an end

Ireland“A bitter controversy raged in biology from the late 1990s to 2007 over whether or not research using human embryonic stem cells (ESC) is ethically permissible. Opponents of this research pointed out that to obtain embryonic stem cells human embryos must be killed, whereas proponents pointed to the great potential of ESC in human medicine …” (more)

[William Reville, Irish Times, 15 November]

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