Chapter 5: Where could it lead?

This is a preview of Chapter 5 (11 min).

Science pushes our technological and ethical boundaries. Embryonic stem cells have raised ethical dilemmas, and the recent discovery of new technology for making stem cells from skin opens up new ethical questions. This new iPS technology produces stem cells that can make all the types of cells in the body. The discovery means that, in theory, it is possible to create a new human being from a piece of skin. But stem cell research holds the potential to tackle diseases previously believed incurable. Every breakthrough throws up new moral choices for religion, ethics and policy. And patients need protection from unscrupulous operators: regulations must balance science, safety and politics without limiting discoveries.

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commented 2013-12-26 19:22:23 UTC · Flag
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@StemCellFilm tweeted this page. 2012-07-20 12:13:40 UTC
Chapter 5 of our film shows how every #stemcell breakthrough throws up new moral choices. Watch a preview here! http://www.stemcellrevolutions.com/ch5?recruiter_id=2
STEM CELL REVOLUTIONS posted about Chapter 5: Where could it lead? on STEM CELL REVOLUTIONS's Facebook page 2012-07-20 12:13:39 UTC
Chapter 5 of our film shows how every #stemcell breakthrough throws up new moral choices. Watch a preview here!
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STEM CELL REVOLUTIONS
Vision of the Future
- a documentary
by Amy Hardie and Clare Blackburn
Explore the realities behind the hopes and fears associated with stem cell research. Watch the documentary and help spread the word about the film.