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Human Cloning Obfuscation 6: German Style

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I just read an article that is a clear call for Germany to get in on the human cloning game. And as so often happens in this issue, it is filled with scientific inaccuracies — whether by intent or ignorance, I don’t know. First, the article in Deutche Welle, claims that the recent human cloning […]

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EU Court Won’t Impose Euthanasia

The European Court of Human Rights has refused to impose euthanasia on the EU based on the right to family life. From the Reuters story: The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that it’s up to individual countries to decide on euthanasia. It also decided, however, that the German courts should not have thrown […]

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Sorry for the travel hiatus. Great trip to London. More to come on that later, but for now catching up on some great things in my inbox over the last week. My friend sent me this from Bloomberg.com which is very interesting on the role the FDA has on approving clinical trials in humans using […]

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Hold Fast Germany

I am always praising the Germans for their great laws on cloning and embryo research. But today I saw this piece, suggesting that the German lawmakers are considering relaxing their current policies. Why in the world would they do this? Especially in light of the recent iPSC breakthroughs – which keep providing us with new […]

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Germans Get it Right Again

I’ve said before that the Germans Get It. And this latest poll shows they not only get it right again, they get it even more right again. Latest January 2007 poll shows this in Germany: -almost 2/3 (61%) of Germans support Adult Stem Cell (ASC) and iPS research while opposing human Embryonic Stem Cell (hESC) […]

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The Germans Get It

Germany, has had some of the best policies addressing stem cell research. With the recent announcement of the break through, the Germans have said they will invest more funding in adult stem cell research. Still the German laws have been fiercely attacked with the usual rhetoric and are set to be reviewed in Parliament in […]

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