Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO), who’s widely seen as one of the most vulnerable incumbents in Congress, touted his visit to a stem-cell laboratory even though he’s on record opposing research with embryonic stem cells, which are used in the lab he toured.
A man has no remaining trace of HIV after a stem cell transplant; PEPFAR agreements with South Africa; parenting consequence lessons in Texas; Australia’s adoption rate plummets.
The Barrett for Governor campaign releases another ad claiming Scott Walker is too extreme for the state, this time on focusing on rape and abortion.
A federal appeals court temporarily lifted the ban on funding for stem cell research today.
Lisa Belkin worries that the film paints an unrealistic, alarmist picture of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis.
Indeed, breast is best, Senate Finance Committee to vote on Sebelius nomination; White House unveils domestic HIV/AIDS plan; new NIH guidelines address creation of stem cell lines.
Nancy Goldstein agrees with the Pope (sort of)! Spain’s abortion laws may increase craigslist.org searches for rental property in the country, opposing embryonic stem cell research = opposing fertility clinics?
Last week, President Obama lifted Bush’s federal funding ban on stem cell research, and a majority of American voters rightly support the decision.
RNC chair says abortion is an “individual choice;” Dr. Margaret Hamburg, abstinence-only opponent, nominee for head of FDA; new female condom approved by FDA; support for excommunicated Brazilian doctor who performed abortion; “egg-as-person” bills target stem cells, not just abortion.
Now that Obama has reversed Bush’s executive order, scientists will be allowed to study stem cells from any lineage, including newly created lines, without jeopardizing their federal funding. But where will these new lines of stem cells come from?