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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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David Prentice Senior Fellow for Life Sciences

Dr. David Prentice is Senior Fellow for Life Sciences at Family Research Council. Up to July 2004 he had spent almost 20 years as Professor of Life Sciences, Indiana State (Full Bio)

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