Stem Cell Talk

Essay by ben16evansHigh School, 11th gradeC+, May 2006

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At What age dose a fetus become a person?

When is it unethical to kill a Fetus?

These are the questions we have to ask and answer before we can even move onto the question:

Should Stem Cell Research be banned?

I am doing my talk on stem cell Research. I will be making points on each following.

* First I have a quote that I hope explains my opinion

* Dr Woo Suk Hwang providing false evidence on stem cell research

* Uncurable Disease's becoming Curable

* The amount of money Australia could make and how we could lead the world into a Disease free world from VIC

* And finally my own beliefs on the subject


"...research involving human pluripotent stem cells...promises new treatments and possible cures for many debilitating diseases and injuries, including Parkinson's disease, diabetes, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, burns and spinal cord injuries.

The NIH believes the potential medical benefits of human pluripotent stem cell technology are compelling and worthy of pursuit in accordance with appropriate ethical standards." National Institutes of Health news release. If that didn't explain my point of View, it is that I am strongly in favor of Stem Cell Research becoming allowed.

Dr. Woo Suk Hwang is the main science leader in the group of Stem Cell research becoming banned. He took photos, In 2004 of Stem Cell Lining that would give problems to anything they used it one because the lining was messed up, Dr Hwang and others in his group published the pictures and an article in the journal Science claiming that they had derived a stable human embryonic stem cell line from an embryo generated by somatic cell nuclear transfer, I am not sure what all those words mean exactly but a stable human embryonic stem...