Embryonic Stem Cell Research
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This paper focuses on the subject of embryonic stem cell research. The paper discusses the process of obtaining embryonic stem cells, how those stem cells are used and the medical breakthroughs that embryonic stem cell research hopes to provide in curing many illnesses. The paper further discusses the differences in adult and embryonic stem cell research, the debates on both issues and speaks of the future of the research.
From the Paper:"Beyond the moral, ethical and political debates that have surrounded embryonic stem cell research, many scientific processes are involved in its use. The modern misconception is that embryos used in stem cell research are obtained from a woman's body. According to the National Institutes of Health ("Stem Cell" 1) embryos used in stem cell research are never taken from a woman's body for the explicit use of laboratory testing. The embryos that are used in research are obtained in one of two methods: The first method is by collecting eggs that have been fertilized in vitro from donors who volunteer their use in research; the second method is through donations of the embryos of women who have elected to have abortions, ("Stem Cell" 1). The embryo is collected following the abortion procedure; therefore, it is not science that determines that a pregnancy will come to an end."
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