embryonic stem-cell research


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Noun1.embryonic stem-cell research - biological research on stem cells derived from embryos and on their use in medicine
stem-cell research - research on stem cells and their use in medicine
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Dear Editor, I am disappointed with President Obama's decision to rescind the Bush administration's strict limits on human embryonic stem-cell research.
The order will remove curbs on federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research.
In a discovery that could help to defuse some of the criticism of embryonic stem-cell research, scientists at Advanced Cell Technology Inc.
Now that science has progressed to a point where it seems that embryonic stem-cell research is no longer necessary--that we can ban that procedure," said Zach Wichmann of the conference, the public policy arm for the state's Catholic bishops.
Embryonic stem-cell research has become a very controversial issue over the last few years--and justifiably so.
But using federal funds to support destructive embryonic stem-cell research would be both unethical and unnecessary.
I also believe that embryonic stem-cell research should be encouraged and supported.
Embryonic stem-cell research may produce a renewable source of tissue transplants and lead to cures for diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson's .
In a November 9, 2004, message from Pope John Paul II to the president of the Association of Italian Catholic Doctors, the Pope condemned euthanasia and embryonic stem-cell research.
I also gained passage of bills in 2003 to put in place ethical guidelines for embryonic stem-cell research and to strengthen informed-consent requirements for couples and individuals considering donating embryos to medical research.
The reality is that embryonic stem-cell research only takes place in a Petri dish, and there is no way the human embryo can grow or develop until it is implanted into a woman's uterus.