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Author: Jacqueline Langwith
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Presents essays with opposing viewpoints on issues surrounding stem cell research.

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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Langwith
ISBN: 9780737757590 0737757590 9780737757606 0737757604
OCLC Number: 747331741
Description: 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is the therapeutic potential of stem cell treatments? Embryonic stem cells can cure diseases / Cody Unser ; Embryonic stem cell cures are still years away / Michael Fumento ; Adult stem cells are already curing diseases / Jean Peduzzi Nelson ; People should be wary of overseas stem cell clinics offering cures / Michael Brooks ; Desperation forces sick people to risk overseas stem cell treatment / Aaron Saenz --
Is stem cell research moral? Embryonic stem cell research is immoral because embryos have moral status / Robert P. George and Patrick Lee ; Embryos do not have the same moral status as people / William Saletan ; The moral argument against embryonic stem cell research is flawed / Toby Ord ; The debate about embryos and stem cell research may be coming to an end / Arthur L. Caplan and Pasquale Patrizio ; Induced pluripotent stem cell research is more ethical than embryonic stem cell research / Andy Lewis ; Induced pluripotent stem cells present ethical concerns / Matthew Hoberg ; The morality of stem cell research is linked to politics / Peter Steinfels --
What kind of embryos should be used for embryonic stem cell research? Excess IVF embryos should be used for stem cell research / Maude Rowland and Kirstin Matthews ; Excess IVF embryos should not be used for research / Thomas Berg ; Truly sincere opponents of embryonic stem cell research would also oppose IVF / Michael Kinsley ; Opponents of embryonic stem cell research can be truly sincere and still compromise on IVF / Ross Douthat ; Therapeutic cloning can provide patient-specific embryos for stem cells / Ann Carroll and Suzanne Kadereit ; Creating embryos for research is wrong / Christian Life Resources --
What role should the government have in stem cell research? Federal funds should be used for embryonic stem cell research / Laura Bothwell ; Federal funds should not be used for research that destroys embryos / Adam Keiper and Yuval Levin ; George W. Bush's stem cell policy was right / Charles Krauthammer ; George W. Bush had the wrong stem cell policy / Jeffrey Hart ; Barack Obama has the right stem cell policy / Arthur Caplan ; Barack Obama has the wrong stem cell policy / P.J. O'Rourke ; The FDA must ensure stem cell safety / Steven R. Bauer ; The FDA should not regulate stem cells / Jeff Morris.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Jacqueline Langwith, book editor.


Presents essays with opposing viewpoints on issues surrounding stem cell research.


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