In new studies published by three independent teams of scientists, skin cells of mice were successfully converted into stem cells. Specialists explain what the findings mean for human stem cell research and the potential for bypassing the controversial use of…
Social issues such as same-sex marriage and stem cell research are hotly debated among candidates in many of the key races in the upcoming midterm elections. Two political journalists discuss these issues and what their effects may be on the…
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Candidates for the Missouri Senate, Republican incumbent Jim Talent and state auditor Claire McCaskill, debated for the third time Wednesday, highlighting their differences on Iraq, stem cell research and the question of talks with North Korea.
Democratic Senate candidate Claire McCaskill is hoping that support for embryonic stem cell research will be the key to ousting incumbent Republican Senator Jim Talent in Missouri's midterm elections. A special NewsHour series of election year reports - Choices '06…
Scientists have announced a new method of extracting stem cells from embryos, but it has done little to quell ethical concerns about the research. Two experts debate the ramifications of the new procedure.
Columnists David Brooks and Tom Oliphant discuss the continuing crisis in the Middle East and President Bush's first use of the veto on a stem cell research bill approved by Congress.
President Bush issued his first veto Wednesday on a bill that would have eased restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Two political analysts discuss the use of the presidential veto.
President Bush threatened to use his veto power after the Senate reopened debate Monday on a bill to lift restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. Two analysts discuss the medical research implications.
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Harvard researchers announced Tuesday that they have begun efforts to clone human embryos to create stem cells by using private funding to get around federal funding restrictions.
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Scientists in South Korea, who announced last year that they extracted stem cells from a cloned human embryo, have used the same technology to create embryonic stem cells from human patients.
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