Tag Archive: stem cells cloning

Apr 07

The Church in the Modern World

There’s been much talk lately of what the Church should do and/or change – according to American Catholics. It’s driving me nuts. First off, I wish Americans would get over their own self-importance. There are lots on non-American Catholics throughout the world. Secondly, the Church is not run by popular opinion. The Church seeks to …

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Mar 22

Politicizing Terri

“And those of us who read liberal blogs also know that this grandstanding by the congress is a purely political move designed to appease the religious right and that the legal maneuverings being employed would be anathema to any true small government conservative.” – Hullabaloo Since when does someone have to be a conservative Republican …

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Mar 10

Embryonic Stem Cells: A Bum Deal

New Technique Devised For Human Stem CellsScientists in Massachusetts reported yesterday that they have developed a new means of growing human embryonic stem cells, the versatile cells that show promise as treatments for various diseases. Interesting, as this bears on how many of the nominally-approved hESC lines in 2001 turned out to be corrupted by …

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Jan 16

Frankenstein's Intellectual Progeny

A CONSUMER’S GUIDE TO A BRAVE NEW WORLDBy Wesley J. Smith "Will the cost of biotechnology’s alleviation of human suffering be our acceptance of a ‘Brave New World,’ where scientists wield godlike power to refashion our biological nature’ If so, we will not get there in one giant leap. Rather, we will descend into the …

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Jan 06

Yet More Adult Stem Cell Advances

bLogicus has a few posts on recent advances in adult stem cell technology, namely that some Taiwanese scientists have isolated stem cells from placentas, that rats injected with human umbilical cord stem cells after having heart attacks regained nearly normal function, and Stem Cells Inc. has filed with the FDA to start a study on …

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