stem cell research

In August, 2016, the National Institutes of Health announced that it was lifting its ban on research that introduces stem
I do not think President-elect Donald Trump has his mind completely made up on the subject of stem cell research. Certainly I cannot find any quotes from him opposing the research.
"It's going!", he said enthusiastically, "You can see the results happening. We see re-growth of hair cells in the mouse
Half a century ago, my wife Gloria was attacked by a sexual predator.
Lately this nonsense with price gouging made me wonder if there were alternatives. What if we could somehow cut out the middleman of pharmaceutical companies and instead look to something else for a solution?
It is time to discuss, once again, the lifting of a moratorium on research. We are not talking about the CRISPR genome-editing moratorium, but about the 20 August announcement by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lift the moratorium on research involving chimeric human/non-human embryos.
But on this day, September 7, 2016, that grim outlook is no longer accurate; today, there is something that can be done. That
What if there was a cure for a terrible disease you or a loved one suffered from--but a politician passed a law against that cure? Sound ridiculous? Maybe not. Consider Missouri Senator Roy Blunt (66), Republican, who has been in office for more than twenty years, and who seems to judges medical science by his ideological opinions.
In a state which may vote blue this November, Ayotte goes to great lengths to sound independent, almost like a Democrat. But is she?
The Ohio Senate race between Ted Strickland (D) and Rob Portman (R) may be the most important political fight of our lives.
In what appears to be an attempt to balance his anti-research stance, Marco Rubio put his name on a bill which sounds good: Senate Resolution 36. So where's the money for it?
But there is hope. And if we win? Suddenly, a fair political process becomes possible. For your consideration, here are a
We are in the throes of an election season in which divisive issues are at the forefront. One issue that a majority of Americans can agree on is advancing research to combat deadly and debilitating diseases.
But there are limits, or at least there should be. And Donald J. Trump is dragging it down. When his term in office ends
This year's International Society for Stem Cell Researchers (ISSCR) conference was enormous, three vast floors of San Francisco's magnificent Moscone West convention center.
Look anywhere in Singapore's research world, and you will see both men's fingerprints. Yeo brought change, the Finance Minister
Well, it [contemporary art] reflects what is happening in our time. It stimulates creativity and thoughtful thinking. Your
I think the real reason these experiments scare us is that they will force us to confront the question of what makes humans
Nearly one in two Americans suffer a "chronic" (long-lasting or incurable) disease or disability. These are our family members, people we know and love.
Sometimes we can be our own worst critics! I can't tell you how often I've heard people say that fewer Catholics attend Church anymore.