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Thursday, 6 September 2007

Stem Cell Research Rules in UK

Britain to Decide on Stem Cell Research

LONDON (AP) — Britain is considering whether to permit research using animal eggs to create human stem cells — a process that tests the ethical boundaries of cutting-edge scientific research.

The Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority will rule Wednesday on whether to accept such research, which involves placing human DNA into cow or rabbit eggs that have had their genetic material removed. If the authority allows such research, each project will be decided on a case-by-case basis.

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