Friday, 6 April 2007

Britain urged not to ban hybrid embryo research

Britain urged not to ban hybrid embryo research Reuters - Wed Apr 4, 7:03 PM ET Scientists and lawmakers urged Britain on Thursday to scrap a proposed ban on creating hybrid animal-human embryos for research into illnesses such as Parkinson's, stroke and Alzheimer's. In December, the British government proposed a ban on the creation of hybrid embryos due to what it called "considerable public unease," but the Commons Science and Technology Committee said a ban was unacceptable and could harm British science. ......... ZenMaster

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