Essays Tagged: "human embryos"

Arguments about cloning. How it is debated in our society and what is cloning?

o-life. Now we have moved past abortion and now we are moving into cloning. There have already been human embryos cloned in China, which has been very successful. So the ability to clone is possible. ... N on February 7-8 2001, 88 percent of people answered that scientist should not be allowed to clone humans (Time). The main reason for this is not because people don't agree with the ideas of cloning ...

(6 pages) 439 5 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Feminist Analysis of In Vitro Fertilization .

sample and the eggs and sperm are combined in a glass dish. If fertilization occurs, the resulting human embryos are inserted into the woman's uterus. If they implant in the uterine wall, a pregnancy ... h.D. physiologist and Patrick Steptoe, a gynecologist. In the 1960's, Dr. Edwards experimented with human ovaries removed at surgery. In 1967, he was the first to fertilize a human egg outside of the ...

(11 pages) 140 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Stem Cell Technologies.

vely. New discoveries and complicationscommonly come about in today's world. Scientists are studyinghuman embryonic stem cells, which includes: how an organismdevelops from a single cell and how healt ... pular ever since animportant discovery in 1998. Scientists discovered how toisolate stem cells from human embryos and grow the cells in thelaboratory. In this new area of Science, questions arise asra ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

All about the opinion of clones being worthwhile for our community.

The societal issue being addressed in this article is the cloning of humans and nuclear cell fusion. This question lingering into every household...Should we be playing ... n restricted means of distinguishing forms of cloning using safe and well-tested means. Research on human embryos has been minimal over the past few years because of the lack of money from the governm ... the following will further strengthen and help you understand their points."The procedures used in human embryo cloning have been around for many years, and have been used in the cloning of cattle an ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cell Research-What are stem cells and why should we continue studying them?

The controversy arises due to the source of stem cells. Some scientist believe that stem cells from human embryos have a greater potential to produce results then cells from adult donors or umbilical ... he controversies.Stem cells are blank cells that can develop into virtually any kind of cell in the human body. Most cells have a specific function such as liver cells, skin cells, brain cells and so ...

(3 pages) 326 1 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Stem Cell Research Is A Pro

on using the cells from embryonic stem cells that may or may not yet be in its fetus stage to grow human tissue, and it is also used to prevent or maybe even heal some diseases. Stem Cell Research ca ... should be no reason to disagree. It is ethically acceptable, even morally required to destroy a few human beings in order to possibly benefit millions of patients. Besides, these cells do not cause th ...

(1 pages) 75 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Embryonic Stem Cells

Science AssignmentIntroEmbryonic stem cells are removed from week old human embryos then undifferentiated, which is they have not begun to specialise - become specific ce ... edical importance such as bone marrow, neural tissue or muscle. The first potential applications of human embryonic stem cell technology may be in the area of drug discovery. The ability to grow pure ... medicine and science because of their ability to develop into virtually any other cell made by the human body. The ability to grow human tissue of all kinds opens the door to treating a range of cell ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Human embryos part male/part female

Dear Editor,We have read your article about scientists in Chicago, who have the first time made human embryos that are part male and part female to foster therapies for congential deseases.You des ... oing to get more complicated as embryos get altered to to the point of not being embryos any more.A human being is genetically male or female from conception. This development of embryos is an interve ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Don't make cruelty pay!

forever.Procter and Gamble are a company worth billions. You would have thought they should test on human embryos or humans who use the product.Most people say they care a lot about animals. But do th ... ight monkeys. They did this to test a nasal decongestant, despite the fact it was already in use by humans. Undercover footage which was filmed shows a monkey being dissected while still alive.Don't f ...

(1 pages) 37 3 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is about the PROS and CONS of Stem Cell Research.

U.S scientists reported that they had succeeded in isolating and culturing stem cells obtained from human embryos and fetuses. Because many diseases result from the death or dysfunction of a single ce ... (a primitive type of cell) can be coaxed into developing into most 220 types of cells found in the human body. However, ethics comes into play when we are faced with the legitimate question regarding ...

(3 pages) 181 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Therapeutic Cloning and Stem Cell Therapy in relation to the South Korean Breakthrough of February 2004

cal evolution, and highly controversial moral issues. It seems that the new prospect - using cloned human embryos for medical therapy - will take some time before breaking political and moral barriers ... lved to reach this point is rather complex, and its final step involves the destruction of the egg. Human ovums are obtained by donation or abortion; DNA is inserted from other cells; the eggs are gro ...

(3 pages) 65 1 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Comparison of Brave new world with blade runner

e Bokanovsky and Podsnap Processes that allow the Hatchery to produce thousands of nearly identical human embryos. During the gestation period the embryos travel in bottles along a conveyor belt throu ... the World State, focusing on the State's successful efforts to remove strong emotions, desires, and human relationships from society. Meanwhile, inside the Hatchery, Lenina chats in the bathroom with ...

(6 pages) 51 1 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Stem Cell Research

time through cell division. Researchers discovered stem cells in the tissues and organs of adults, human embryos, and the newest, umbilical cords. The most promising research seems to exist with the ... ay that these cells have a potential for life. For the cells to continue their process and become a human being, they have to attach to the wall of the uterus. The cells used for this research are ava ...

(6 pages) 86 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Mature Human Embryos Cloned

Mature Human Embryos ClonedFront page of the Washington Post, Thursday, February 12, 2004, scientists in So ... bruary 12, 2004, scientists in South Korea state they have created the world's first mature, cloned human embryos. The embryos were grown from cells taken from a woman, with no contribution from a fat ... he embryos were grown from cells taken from a woman, with no contribution from a father, a first in human history, and new hope for advancing new therapies. It is difficult to fathom what a significan ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Controversy on Embryonic Stem Cell Research

c function and so can develop into any kind of tissue. Stem cells come from numerous sources in the human body, such as in the umbilical cord (these are called cord blood stem cells) and in bone marro ... s) and in bone marrow (adult stem cells.). More controversial is another type of stem cell found in human embryos. To harvest these, scientists must create embryos in a petri dish that are then destro ...

(5 pages) 217 0 1.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Human Cloning Examines the issue human cloning. Debates the pros and cons and the ethical issues surrounding the procedure. Describes political efforts to outlaw the process.

een. They know that they may not be able to conceive another child. So, the daring thought of using human cloning comes to mind. They could get the exact same child they had before using its DNA. Such ... eople can clone copies of lost loved ones and continues living as if they never left.The science of human cloning is a very controversial topic in the United States, as well as in the rest of the deve ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Why are Stem Cells so controversial?

stem cell and adult stem cell? What is an embryo? Is an embryo the first stage of development of a human being? Should stem cell scientists be able to destroy even early stage human embryos in order ... Those questions have been framed in many different ways. When does life begin? What is the value of human life? Stem cell research is a hot button. It is controversial. It has both negative and positi ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology


as another currently or previously existing animal. While therapeutic cloning is the production of human embryos for use in research. The goal of this type of process is not to create cloned human be ... f process is not to create cloned human beings, but to harvest stem cells that can be used to study human development and to treat disease. Cloning is a dangerous way to reproduce; it should not be al ...

(2 pages) 74 1 1.4 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Cord Blood Cells Over Embryonic Stems Cells

cells are relatively undifferentiated cells that can develop into different/any kind of cell in the human body.Scientists have been doing research for many years with embryonic stem cells. These are b ... have been doing research for many years with embryonic stem cells. These are basically ''leftover'' human embryos that were originally supposed to be used for In Vitro fertilization, but are taken to ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Stem Cell Research and the Catholic Church

is Stem Cell Research you ask?Stem cells are undifferentiated or blank cells, which can be found in human embryos, and have the potential to develop into any kind of body cell. Medical researchers bel ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues