Bioethics

 

No Cures… Embryonic Stem Cell Research Hype Was Just That: Hype
Washington, DC | 8/18/16

When George W. Bush put minor federal funding restrictions on embryonic stem cell research–he funded it in the hundreds of millions during

Given Just 5 Years to Live, Woman’s Deadly Blood Cancer Treated With Her Own Cells
Washington, DC | 8/12/16

Today the Charlotte Lozier Institute announced the release of its latest patient testimonial video at StemCellResearchFacts.org, a project of

Scientists Who Use Aborted Baby Parts in Their Research Sue to Hide Their Identities
Washington, DC | 8/5/16

Researchers who use aborted babies' body parts filed a lawsuit this week in Washington state to keep their names from being released in several

We Can’t Trust the Obama Admin to Monitor Scientists Making Human-Animal Hybrids
Washington, DC | 8/4/16

The NIH is considering funding research that will inject human stem cells into animal embryos, thereby creating human/animal chimeras.

Obama Administration Wants to Allow Scientists to Make Human-Animal Hybrids
Washington, DC | 8/4/16

The Obama administration today announced it has flung the door wide open to scientists making grisly human-animal hybrids. After overturning

Scientists Cloning More Animals Using Dolly the Sheep, May Lead to Human Cloning
Washington, DC | 7/27/16

Apparently clones of the same dead sheep from which Dolly was manufactured are in good health and aging normally. From the LiveScience story:

Chinese Scientists Look to Cure Lung Cancer With Genetic Engineering
Washington, DC | 7/25/16

There is a new tool in the biotechnology tool belt that may revolutionize the way medicine treats a host of diseases. It is called CRISPR-Cas9.

Scientists are Now Attempting to Figure Out How to Get Men Pregnant
Washington, DC | 6/20/16

As uterus transplants become a more realistic possibility, some doctors say they are receiving inquiries from male patients who identify as women

Scientists Creating Human-Pig Hybrids for Organ Transplants That Could Develop Into “Monsters”
Washington, DC | 6/7/16

Researchers in the U.S. are tinkering with a disturbing new experiment that mixes human and pig cells to produce a hybrid embryo, The Express

Scientists “Stunned” by How Adult Stem Cells Help Stroke Patients Regain Mobility
Washington, DC | 6/6/16

So, once again the damned-with-faint-praise adult stem cell field seems headed toward significant treatment breakthroughs. This time stroke.

Adult Stem Cells Provide Meaningful Recovery for Stroke Victims Dealing With Brain Damage
Washington, DC | 6/2/16

A study published in the journal Stroke “is creating significant buzz in the neuroscience community because the results appear to contradict

60-Year-Old Woman Wants to Use Her Deceased Daughter’s Eggs to Give Birth to her Grandchild
London, England | 5/27/16

A 60-year-old British woman is in the midst of a court battle over her late daughter's frozen eggs.

While the World Sleeps, Scientists are Moving at Full Speed Towards Human Cloning
Washington, DC | 5/18/16

As the world sleeps, scientists are moving forward full speed ahead to perfect human cloning.