As columnist Charles Krauthammer explained back in 2009 when Obama reversed the Bush policy, seven and a half-years before President Bush had delivered a national address on embryonic stem cells
that was scrupulously fair, giving the best case for both proponents of their use and opponents.
Using the new method, researchers made embryonic stem cells
from a donor egg and the nucleus of a young boy's skin cell.
These results illustrate that many human embryonic stem cell
scientists in the United States are not conducting comparative studies with a diverse set of human embryonic stem cell
The halt on funding for research using embryonic stem cells
has implications on all types of stem cell research, said Alan Trounson, Ph.
My feeling is that the political controversy set the field back four or five years," said James Thomson, who led a team at the University of Wisconsin involved in Tuesday's breakthrough and who discovered human embryonic stem cells
announced that it had coaxed embryonic stem cells
into retinal cells, the company's medical director, Dr.
However, up until now, WARF has had the power to largely control what companies can develop embryonic stem cell
products and on what terms.
First, as the Post concedes in its opening paragraph, before the study results reported in Cell, while proponents have fallen all over themselves touting the great "potential" of embryonic stem cells
, "[U]ntil now the scientists didn't have many big payoffs to tout.
Circuit ruled that federal funding of human embryonic stem cell
research could continue while the appeals process moved forward.
Using amniotic fluid drawn from expectant mothers when they had amniocentesis, the researchers searched for cells with surface proteins that are typically present on embryonic stem cells
Japan's government council only narrowly agreed to approve embryonic stem cell
research after a team of Korean researchers announced that they had successfully cloned human embryonic stem cells
in February 2004.
Why will he spend federal money for these but not for embryonic stem cell