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Stem cell research in the US: research

The first stem cell was isolated in 1998 by a research group led by Dr. James Thomson at the University of Wisconsin. The same group also developed a technique for growing the cells. This happened only 13 years ago, which … Continue reading

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Stem cell research in the US: religious views

The main reason for the US’s opposition to stem cell research is based on their culture. Immigration has been the major source of population growth since the 16th century, when Europeans immigrated to the US in search of a better … Continue reading

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Stem cell research in the United States of America: political history

Stem cell research, or rather research on embryos, has always been linked to the anti-abortion debate in the United States. In 1973 the Supreme Court legalized abortion, by saying that the abortion was private, and a decision made by the … Continue reading

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