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Sloppy Science Reporting and Cloning Research Update

The media has a long, long way to go in reporting science: “South Korea to resume human egg cloning“, trumpets the United Press International article. Umm, guys, the idea is to clone humans using eggs, but not to clone the eggs (or ova) themselves. In the defense of UPI, though, while the title is wrong, […]

IVF Morally Reprehensible

"The House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow federal dollars to go toward research on stem cell lines created from donated embryos left over from in-vitro fertilization [IVF] procedures." "The bill is headed to the Senate, but President Bush has vowed to veto the measure to prevent it from becoming law." – Annie […]

IVF Adoptions

"Fertility clinics across the country, according to the most recent data available, held about 400,000 frozen embryos as of May 2003. Patients had reserved 88 percent of them for their own future use, and they had earmarked about 3 percent for medical research. Two percent — or about 9,000 embryos — were available for donation […]