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CPAC’s Pro-Life Panel

On Friday afternoon, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) hosted a panel on pro-life issues. It was moderated by Julie Hocker of the American Conservative Union Foundation. Panelists included Congressional candidate Lenny McAllister, abortion survivor and pro-life activist Gianna . . . . Continue Reading »

Stem Cells: Lines that Divide Available

The Center for Bioethics and Culture is distributing the documentary Lines That Divide: The Great Embryonic Stem Cell Debate, about embryonic stem cell research.  From the film’s summary:First, the viewer is introduced to the basic science of stem cells and how they are gathered for . . . . Continue Reading »

Adult Stem Cells: The New Plastic Surgery?

A new article in Live Science predicts that adult stem cells may replace silicone breast implants and other contemporary plastic surgery techniques. But first, a crucial admission you once would never see in a science-oriented journal. From the story:Stem cells are cells that have the ability to . . . . Continue Reading »

Embryonic Stem Cells Help Diabetic Mice

A few years ago this would have been a huge story. No more. The wind is slackening behind the embryonic stem cell research sails.Still, it is worth pointing out what the Times reported, and then, what they—so unsurprisingly—left out of the story: The scientists, at the biotechnology . . . . Continue Reading »

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