Links: Stem Cell Research

Information and Resources
A Primer on Stem Cell Research

Frequently asked questions and definitions of terms, from the National Institutes of Health

A comprehensive overview of the ethical debate and the stances of various religious organizations.

The Connection

The National Public Radio show devoted an installation to stem cell research, and its website includes many resources.

News Articles
Pig Cells Keep Diabetes at Bay in Baboon

Umbilical Cord Blood Can Rebuild Adults' Supply

Singapore Scientists Find Way to Fix Broken Hearts

Gene That Directs Stem Cell Fate Discovered

Ethical and Religious Voices
An Analysis of Stem Cell Research From A Disability Perspective
By Mary Jane Owen, executive director of the National Catholic Office for Persons with Disabilities

National Conference of Catholic Bishops
In a letter to the Senate, the bishops lay out their opposition to the research.

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