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Human Cloning: Ethics, Science and Religion
This paper discusses the issue of stem cell research from the political, scientific and religious aspects.
# 92222 | 1,499 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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The paper relates that it is not legal in the United States to use any federal funds in the production of stem cells that were gleaned from human embryos. The paper explains how this law is controversial because many researchers believe that stem cells' unique ability to be converted into other cells is important in the ongoing search for cures for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases that presently have no remedy.The paper then discusses the religious viewpoints of cloning of the Roman Catholic Church, Jews, Protestants and Muslims. In addition, the paper points out five ethical issues relates to cloning.

Scientific and Political Aspects of Cloning
Religious Issues Related to Cloning

From the Paper:

"Meanwhile, an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education (Monastersky, 2006) points out that research is continuing, and privately-funded labs are using stem cell lines from leftover embryos "produced during in vitro fertilization procedures at fertility clinics." Those embryonic cells are thought "to hold such promise because they are pluripotent," Monastersky writes; that means, the article continues, that they "have the ability to develop into any one of the more than 200 different types of cells in the adult human body.""

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Emig, Mary Rose; & Lau, Michael; & Rose, Catron; & Stone, Nathan. (1998). Human Cloning: The Religious & Ethical Debate. The Computer Science Department at the University ofVirginia. Retrieved May 1, 2006, from
  • Monastersky, Richard. (2006). Cloning, Stem Cells, Medical Research, Biotechnology, Fraud.The Chronicle of Higher Education. 52(22), A 14.
  • Sataline, Suzanne; & Armstrong, David; & Zamiska, Nicholas. (2005). Biomedical Research,Alliances, Stem Cells. The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved April 30 from ProQuest, ID #913133551
  • Wade, Nicholas; & Sang-Hun, Choe. (2006, January 10). Researcher Faked Evidence of Human,Cloning Koreans Report. The New York Times. Retrieved May 1, 2006, from

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