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Stem Cells: Recent Developments in Science and Policy

Stem cells continue to be the focus of intensive scientific research — as well as debate and controversy. Charged with the ongoing study of the ethical implications of stem cell research and with facilitating public understanding of these and related issues in bioethics, the President's Council on Bioethics offers this specialized addition to its website — a portal to recent key developments in stem cell-related science and policy.

New Developments Since the Council Publications (Listed Below):

Council Publications on Stem Cell Research:

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White Paper: Alternative Sources of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
May 2005

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January 2004
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Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry
July 2002

Background on Federal Policy and Legislation

Council Transcripts and Materials on Stem Cells


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