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Kyoto University scientists break stem cell safety barriers
Dr Shinya Yamanaka’s research team eliminates the risks of cell mutation and the danger of tumors. Now it is working on finding a safe artificial genetic factor.
19/11/2004 UNITED NATIONS - VATICAN
Human cloning, science's dominion over life
Scientists dream of 'headless humans' from whom they can remove tissues to treat the sick. As the UN gets ready to vote on human cloning, Prof Augusto Pessina, microbiologist at the Università di Milano, spoke to AsiaNews about the false myths of 'therapeutic' cloning and the economic interests that are behind the humanitarian emphasis of science. The Church has a duty to speak out against the claims of scientific research.
Sacrifice of human embryos no longer “necessary”
Positive reactions to the Japanes-US discovery of human cells with “unlimited potential” made from skin tissue. Catholic Church and Bush praise advance along with Chinese Academy of sciences and “father of Dolly the sheep”.
The false “cloning pioneer” wants to work on stem cells again
Hwang Woo-suk, who fraudulently claimed to have succeeded in cloning human embryonic stem cells from patients with incurable diseases, has applied for a government permit to carry out new stem cell research. The authorities are “puzzled” by his request.
29/11/2006 SOUTH KOREA
"Cloning pioneer" want to manipulate human cells again
Hwang Woo-suk, disgraced after his fake experiments on embryonic stem cells, claimed that he could produced cloned cells "to measure" within six months, starting out from embryonic stem cells.
12/01/2005 SOUTH KOREA
S Korea approves cloning research
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