Blood Work, Chimeras and the Practice of Science

Ethical controversy over science is nothing new: in this post, Erin Pellarin compares the modern-day controversy over human stem-cells being placed in animal embryos to the controversy in 1667 over blood transfusions from one species to another. The main concern is always over the faint line between human and animal; at what point does this line blur? And does this question threaten the growth of scientific progress?

Blood Work, Chimeras and the Practice of Science

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~ by kievan09 on July 6, 2012.

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