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UK Seeks Global Support for Stem Cell Research Although member nations would not be compelled to sign up to it, the Royal Society argues a treaty banning all forms of human cloning would place a major obstacle in the way of stem cell research which could provide new treatments for diseases including diabetes, Parkinson’s and …

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Slack Jawed

New jaw grown on patient’s back A German man has been able to eat his first proper meal in nine years after surgeons rebuilt his face using a pioneering jaw-bone graft. Embryos? I don’t see any embryos. Do you? Ah well, I still have faith, thanks to my fearless senator Arlen Specter, that embryos are …

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Science, Morality, and Rock

Earlier this month, I posted about the indie rock band Brother’s upcoming “Stem Cell Awareness” tour. The news has gone beyond a mailing to fans and is now available on their website for all to see. Once again, I urge those who oppose embryonic stem cell research to ask the band to specify which forms …

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Oh Brother

Brother is one of my favorite bands. I've been addicted to their soulful, tribal, celtic, mongrel music since 1996, when I first saw them at Pittsburgh's Irish Festival. The following is from an email the band sent to fans tonight. Our touring for the next few months will involve an awareness and fund raising campaign …

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Leadership

I’m really starting to like Chaput. Thanks, edey, for the tip. 🙂 What we can do isn’t always what we should do Embryonic stem cell research: The end never justifies the means A few years ago, a friend of mine attended a conference in Washington, D.C., titled “Supercomputing and the Human Endeavor.” Chemists, biologists, physicists, …

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