Essays Tagged: "Embryonic stem cell"

Stem Cell Research Moral Debate. An ethical debate about stem cell research. Inlcudes both pros and cons of the issue, along with the view of the Catholic Church as well as a personal opinion.

what side you are on, you can not deny the facts. The fact is, although stem cell research with an embryonic stem cell does kill a human embryo, it provides us with the ability to do many things in s ... ll research opens up many new possibilities in medical treatment and advancement. First, being that embryonic stem cells are blank cells, they can be transformed into any other type of cell. This mean ...

(4 pages) 797 3 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Embryonic Stem Cell Research.

Embryonic Stem Cell ResearchA new advance in technology that seems to make itself the topic of talk ... ce in technology that seems to make itself the topic of talk show round tables and dinner tables is embryonic stem cell research. With supporters and detractors on both sides of the issue, it is clear ... er disorders.To better comprehend the full magnitude of this type of research, the definition of an embryonic stem cell is required. Embryonic stem cells are undifferentiated cells. They have the abil ...

(5 pages) 172 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

A persuasive essay for the use of stem cells for research.

according to Having heard extensive lectures on both sides, I believe that embryonic stem cell research shows great promise in bettering the medical and scientific community. ... l sides of the stem cell argument, most people who consider themselves pro-lifers, strongly opposed embryonic stem cell research. After they took the time to hear the supporting sides, fifty-six perce ...

(5 pages) 576 3 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Embryonic Stem Cells

Science AssignmentIntroEmbryonic stem cells are removed from week old human embryos then undifferentiated, which is they ha ... cific cells within the body. They have the ability to form any adult cell. Because undifferentiated embryonic stem cells can proliferate indefinitely in culture, they could potentially provide an unli ... clinically important adult cells such as bone, muscle, liver or blood cells. This is why the use of embryonic stem cells to repair damaged tissue and organs is the right thing to do.Major issues and E ...

(3 pages) 116 2 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Should stem cell research be permitted? To what extent, if any, should possible benefits of this research be thought of as over-ridding any moral objections some might have to such research?

they should be used to help others.Before an argument can be made as to the moral permissibility of embryonic stem cell research we must firstly define and understand exactly what it is. Stem cells ar ... : 17). Another point to be made is that stem cell harvesting will not continue forever. Because the embryonic stem cells are immortal the cells can reproduce indefinitely (Campbell 2003:409).Pro-life ...

(6 pages) 384 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Writing assignment: Abortion and Stem Cell Research; A Moral Debate

ritten in Ann Quindlen's Essay, A New Look, an Old Battle. She discusses the battle of abortion and embryonic stem cell research. It has been a long debated issue at what period gestation the human em ... e teaching of religious authority. Both of these declare the Divine law, "Thou shalt not kill". The embryonic child has a human soul; and therefore is a man from the time of its conception. Therefore ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Stem cell research

erience. In the article "A New Look, an Old Battle," Anna Quindlen introduces two main sides to the embryonic stem cell research debate-people who protest the destruction of embryos for stem cell rese ... stem cell research, and those who believe the potential benefits of this research outweigh the few embryonic deaths. According to Quindlen, stem cell research should be funded for good reasons becaus ...

(8 pages) 145 0 4.4 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Controversy on Embryonic Stem Cell Research

The Controversy on Embryonic Stem Cell ResearchIn today's society, we are faced with many horrible diseases and ailment ... e, some curable, and some neither. Science is embarking on a new horizon of knowledge and research. Embryonic stem cell research could be a way to find cures for incurable diseases and treatments for ... they will be destroyed anyways, why not use them to benefit the entire human race by using them for embryonic stem cell research. U.S. News & World Report quoted paralyzed actor Christopher Reeve ...

(5 pages) 217 0 1.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

California Proposition 71 - Stem Cell Research

and disorders in the world today. The main difference between adult stem cell research, and embryonic stem cell research, is pretty much self explanatory. One is done through adults, whereas e ... f explanatory. One is done through adults, whereas embryonic stem cell research is done on embryos. Embryonic stem cell research is a highly controversial issue, due to the fact that many believe it i ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cell Research

t and have no means of defending themselves.One branch of science that has recently been growing is embryonic stem-cell research. This research is beneficial in many ways, but it also has a disadvanta ... mb. In doing so, they are putting the lives of innocent babies who are still forming at risk. Since embryonic stem-cell research is an immoral act in which innocent lives are put at risk, or even take ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Should human stem cell research be banned? Medical Ethics term paper discussing both for and against stem cell research also including an introduction, and conclusion.

IntroductionOne of the most significant medical discoveries of the 21st century is the use of embryonic stem cells in research and treatment of conditions that are considered incurable. Embryoni ... oduced in this essay in regards to the ethical questions that can arise from the culturing of human embryonic stem cells. There will also be an emphasis on the benefits that can come from this type of ...

(7 pages) 322 0 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Why are Stem Cells so controversial?

se cells and what is so remarkable about them to produce so much controversy?What are the ethics of embryonic stem cell research and the morality of offering hope? Before giving any answer to this que ... analyze these points and try to get answers; what is a stem cell? What are the differences between embryonic stem cell and adult stem cell? What is an embryo? Is an embryo the first stage of developm ...

(7 pages) 130 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Research paper on Stem Cell Therapy.

on stem cells raises many ethical questions as rapidly as it generates new discoveries. For example embryonic stem cell can be collected and later grown into any needed cell in the body. The Coalition ... ded cell in the body. The Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics says "The destruction of human embryonic life is unnecessary for medical progress, as alternative methods of obtaining human stem c ...

(7 pages) 173 0 3.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Stem Cell research paper.

arch is a controversial topic that has become a heated national debate. Researchers have found that embryonic stem cells can divide and regenerate. These embryonic stem cells can grow into many types ... . These embryonic stem cells can grow into many types of cells and tissues. Scientists believe that embryonic stem cells can have a positive impact in finding a cure for a wide range of diseases inclu ...

(9 pages) 232 1 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Embryonic Stem Cell Research.

Embryonic Stem Cell Research Embryonic stem cell research is a major controversial issue that is, in ... utine of daily life and placing us in the uncomfortable realm of controversy. Such is the case with embryonic stem cell research. Four sources where examined to give further understanding to the issue ... bryonic stem cell research and the morality of the issue. After researching the sources I feel that embryonic stem cell research is moral because science has the potential to treat and cure many human ...

(6 pages) 142 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cell Research.

hat can be trained to develop into any human cell tissue eg (muscle, skin, brain, etc.) However, in embryonic stem cell research, to retrieve stem cells from embryos requires a process called therapeu ... oducing stem cells identical to the donor person, without any likelihood of rejection once injected.Embryonic stem cell research offer the hope of curing diseases such as,Blood DisordersDiabetesParkin ...

(5 pages) 142 2 3.4 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Stem Cells Should Be Banned.

mericans holding life in such high regard, it is quite contradictory that many are also in favor of embryonic stem cell research. Stem cells, which are derived from several-day-old embryos, can become ... or the sanctity of life.Understandably, the scientific community sees only the possible benefits of embryonic stem cell research, and hopes to find ways of using these cells to repair damaged tissue. ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Cord Blood Cells Over Embryonic Stems Cells

Many people have heard about embryonic stem-cell research in recent days, but something that not many people have heard about is ... ifferent/any kind of cell in the human body.Scientists have been doing research for many years with embryonic stem cells. These are basically ''leftover'' human embryos that were originally supposed t ... h and some are not even aware and others are against it. In almost ten years of studying with human embryonic stem cells, and even more years with animal embryonic stem cells, there have been hardly a ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Stem Cell Research

the tradeoffs involved. This is especially true when ethical considerations arise such as with the embryonic stem cell debate. The number of people who could benefit from stem cell development is inf ... fore, even though many scientists and human rights activists believe stem cell research, especially embryonic, destroys human life; and that the future outcome is unknown, it must be continued to furt ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Society and Culture Media Reflection: Stem Cell Research (SCR

For this assessment I chose to explore the topic of embryonic Stem Cell Research (SCR) and the ethical conundrums they pose for society. I have always b ... , you need to destroy the human embryo from which you extracted the cells. From this point of view, embryonic stem cell research is almost like a super-premature abortion, in fact many Catholics feel ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry