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  • The ‘Therapeutic Cloning’ of Human Embryos

    05/17/2013 3:22:17 PM PDT · by neverdem · 30 replies
    National Review Online ^ | May 17, 2013 | Samuel Aquila
    The embryos killed are the first class of victims; the second class of victims will be the rest of us. Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray is the sort of timeless morality tale students read as an antidote, or at least an objection, to the hedonism that seems to follow naturally from youthful ideas about immortality. The story is familiar to many: Dorian Gray is a narcissist who wishes that a portrait of him — his copy in paint — would age in his place. His wish comes true, and though his life is corrupted by a pursuit of...
  • Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

    05/16/2013 9:56:03 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies
    NPR ^ | May 15, 2013 | ROB STEIN and MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF
    All Things Considered 5 min 23 sec DownloadTranscript   Enlarge image i A scientist removes the nucleus from a human egg using a pipette. This is the first step to making personalized embryonic stem cells. Courtesy of OHSU Photos A scientist removes the nucleus from a human egg using a pipette. This is the first step to making personalized embryonic stem cells.Courtesy of OHSU Photos Scientists say they have, for the first time, cloned human embryos capable of producing embryonic stem cells.The accomplishment is a long-sought step toward harnessing the potential power of embryonic stem cells to treat many...