Family Research Council

Stem Cells, Cloning and Human Embryos: Understanding the Ethics and Opportunity of Scientific Research

By David Prentice Senior Fellow for Life Sciences

Stem cells remain a mystery to most people, even though the debate over stem cell research, treatments, ethics, and funding has led to legal, legislative, scientific, religious, and policy debates.

This publication offers a general overview of stem cells-their sources, practical uses and potential, and ethical problems. Stem cell research is a subject with which everyone should be familiar, because the path we choose for stem cells has profound implications for medical research, health care innovations, and public policy.

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