Stem Cells and Cloning

Stem Cells and Cloning

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From the historical context and current application of stem cells to the recent discovery of new types of stem cells, Dr. Kelly A. Hogan of the University of North Carolina discusses a long range of issues on this hotly debated topic. The booklet covers the ethical controversy surrounding human cloning and embryonic stem cells couched in the policies that govern scientists' ability to work in this field. With a netural presentation of political and religious views, this brief introduction provides students with a solid foundation to inform their own opinions of this multifaceted issue.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 176 x 231 x 2mm | 84g
  • Pearson
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0321590023
  • 9780321590022

Table of contents

1. Introduction

2. Stem Cell Basics

3. Embryonic Stem Cells (ESCs)

4. Adult Stem Cells (ASCs)

5. A Multi Pronged Approach to Curing Diseases

6. Cloning

7. Bioethics of Stem Cells and Cloning

8. Stem Cell and Cloning Policies

9. The Future

10. Resources

11. Questions for Further Discussion/Research
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