Bioethics

Stem Cell Concerns Don't Freeze Evangelical Enthusiasm for Ice Bucket Challenge

"...dozens of evangelical leaders—have eagerly shivered and shaked their way through the ice bucket challenge, despite concerns from Catholic leaders and pro-life groups that the viral video craze may be sending millions to fund embryonic stem cell research." CT

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Three-parent babies get FDA review

"This week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering whether to allow scientists to test a genetic technique that would create babies by combining DNA from three people. The goal is to prevent genetic diseases caused by defective mitochondrial DNA inherited from the mother, but the proposal raises concerns about the procedure’s ethical, medical, and social consequences." WORLD

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