human reproductive cloning


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

human reproductive cloning

the offence of placing in a woman a human embryo which has been created other than by fertilization.
References in periodicals archive ?
The fine point about the scientific and technological innovations like human reproductive cloning is that the acceptance of this issue takes much time by societies.
It does not represent reality and causes people to focus on unhelpful issues within die context of the debate surrounding human reproductive cloning. I will present three kinds of examples to support the thesis, To begin with, there are instances where one genome exists in two different individuals.
Obama's call for a ban on human reproductive cloning," adds Reynolds.
Human reproductive cloning is a much disputed ethical issue.
Furthermore, the latest nonhuman primate SCNT research has delivered some exciting preliminary hypotheses about the feasibility of human reproductive cloning, but there is much more primate research to be done.
In January 2002, the National Academies released Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning. It recommended that the U.S.
Human reproductive cloning is banned in Europe but Dr Antinori has vowed to carry on with his work regardless.
Scientists have also admitted that controversial ideas such as human reproductive cloning could eventually be harnessed to lead to new ways of helping women give birth to healthy babies.
Among the topics are back-street abortion, human reproductive cloning, empirical evidence, informed consent, and corporate ethical responsibility.
At the same time, the bill would ban human reproductive cloning and establish strict penalties (10 years in federal prison and a minimum civil penalty of $1 million or 3 times the gross profits resulting from the violation (whichever is greater) for anyone convicted of violating the ban.
(19) National Academy of Science, Scientific and Medical Aspects of Human Reproductive Cloning, (2002).
"We are opposed to any attempts toward human reproductive cloning," says Hwang--a view shared by many scientists.

Full browser ?