Hidden toll of embryo ethics war

“At its heart, the ongoing legal battle to block US federal funding for research on human embryonic stem (ES) cells seeks to protect embryos. But Nature has learned that in a bitter irony, the dispute seems to be holding up research on lines of human ES cells that can be derived without destroying embryos …” (more)

[Heidi Ledford, Nature, 14 March]

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One Response to “Hidden toll of embryo ethics war”

  1. This article just shows how far behind we are in Ireland. Fíne Gael propose a blanket ban on ES research. No debate, no consideration of the issues

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