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NEWS: UK Issues License to Clone Human Stem Cells

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posted on Aug, 12 2004 @ 07:04 AM
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While the debate rages in the United States, the United Kingdom has issued a license to Newcastle University, to allow them to use cloning to produce human stem cells.
 



www.ledger-enquirer.com
PHILADELPHIA - (KRT) - In a move that could accelerate stem-cell research, the British government yesterday granted Newcastle University that country's first license to use cloning to create human stem cells.

Researchers and ethicists in the United States say they see no reason to fear the move would encourage the use of the technology to make cloned babies - something that most of the international biomedical community has agreed not to pursue.


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The potential for cures of long unbeatable diseases are only one of the views argued in the US over this controversial research. Linked below are the debate in ATS Campaign 2004 along with a stem cell debate here recently on ATS between PurdueNuc and StrangeLands.

Related News Links:
www.out-law.com
news.scotsman.com

Related AboveTopSecret.com Discussion Threads:
SOCIAL: Stem-Cell Research
Round 1. PurdueNuc V StrangeLands: Stem Cells




 
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