Tag: stem cells cloning

Burying the Truth

Once again, I feel compelled to tell you all about a serious mistake in logic and ethics that one of my favorite bands, Brother, has made. You may recall that I have thrice (here, here, and here) pointed to their "Concert for Cures" tour. Well, they now have a whole page dedicated to it, and …

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Up, Up, and Away

Christopher Reeve September 25, 1952-October 10, 2004 I didn’t agree with his stance on ESCR, but that doesn’t mean I don’t want to someday see that spinal injuries are repairable. In fact, I very much wanted to see his spine be restored. I watched his progress with amazement. His recovery by far surpassed the doctor’s …

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Anybody Game?

I am here today to go on the record with my bewilderment with opponents of embryonic stem cell research. Here’s how I understand stem cell research: Fertilize an egg and let it divide a few times. Take the resulting clump of cells and use them to see what kinds of tissues you can grow on …

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Sacrilege and Medical Science

Fabian of Report from Greater Tokyo has responded to Jerry's stem cell primer. "On the medical science issue, once upon a time, it was considered sacriligious to cut open a human corpse. Early doctors' methods were notoriously unreliable, and early post-mortems were unlikely to either find the exact cause of death or provide immediately useful …

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Oh Brother, More Stuff on Stem Cells

[It’s finally here – the diabetes and stem cells primer from Jerry Nora that I promised. 🙂 For those reading my blog for the first time, I decided I ought to explain who Jerry Nora is. Aside from being a good friend, he’s also a MD/PhD student with a knack for bioethics who is and …

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