Re: [asa] U.S. approves first 'ethical' human stem cell lines

From: Rich Blinne <rich.blinne@gmail.com>
Date: Wed Dec 02 2009 - 16:11:01 EST

The headline strikes me as not quite right. I would rather say First Human
Stems Cell Lines Using New Ethics Guidelines. Ethical implies a standard
that a number here would disagree with or at least be a little queasy
about.

Rich Blinne
Member ASA

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Ryan Rasmussen, P.E. <
Ryan.Rasmussen@pulte.com> wrote:

> WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government approved the first 13 batches
> of human embryonic stem cells on Wednesday, opening their use for federally
> funded research under reduced restrictions announced by President *Barack
> Obama* <http://www.reuters.com/news/globalcoverage/barackobama> in March.
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> The batches, known as lines, were made by two researchers at Harvard
> University and Rockefeller University using private funds, said Dr. Francis
> Collins, director of the national Institutes of Health.
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