By Paul Stark The journal Nature reported yesterday that scientists have derived embryonic stem cells from abnormal cloned human embryos. Here’s some background and explanation. Organisms can be cloned through a process called somatic cell nuclear transfer. In SCNT the nucleus of a somatic cell from the patient to be cloned is inserted into an …Continue reading "A breakthrough in embryo-destructive research?"
No patents allowed for human embryos A ban on the issuing of U.S. patents on human embryos was enacted into law on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.[See www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news.] The pro-life policy was enacted as part of the “America Invents Act” bill (H.R. 1249) and could have a direct impact on researchers involved in clone-and-kill activities at …Continue reading "New patent law to impact Minnesota"