New, "ethical" embryonic stem cell research
Dr. Kelly Hollowell
has a great article on two new techniques being explored to try and make ESCR more appealing to the American public (and thus get federal funding). If this topic is of interest you should read this admittedly partisan article. Partisanship aside the following remains both true and my foremost objection to federally funding such research:
Sadly, they were not talking about the 600-pound gorilla in the room called adult stem-cell research, which is successfully treating 65 different human diseases.
Finally, let's not forget that all tolled, when comparing adult stem-cell therapies to embryonic stem-cell therapies, the count is still 65-0.