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'One of Us' coalition to defend human life, dignity in Europe

Sep 12, 2014 - 02:14 am .- Citizens of 28 European countries belonging to 25 different organizations defending life and human dignity have come together to form the European Federation “One of Us,” named after a prominent E.U. citizen’s initiative.  

Ohio archdiocese urges 'ice bucket' funds for pro-life research center

Aug 22, 2014 - 09:35 am .- Chances are you've viewed at least one video this week of someone dumping a bucket of ice water over their head and challenging others to do the same.

Funding for adult stem cell research increasing, report finds

Dec 11, 2013 - 04:22 am .- A recent report has found that research on ethically-sourced adult stem cells is rising in popularity, leaving advocates pointing to its advantages – in both ethics and outcome – over embryonic stem-cell research.

Cloning shows science must dialogue with philosophy

May 21, 2013 - 04:05 am .- The recent production of stem cells from cloned human embryos has prompted a researcher to consider the need for scientists to take other disciplines into account before engaging their work.

New book shows adult stem cells as medical 'paradigm shift'

Mar 7, 2013 - 02:07 am .- The recent explosion of success in using adult stem cells to treat and cure diseases marks a shift in the medical field by making it unnecessary to use controversial embryonic stem cells, said Dr. Robin Smith.  

Moral theologians reaffirm possible ethical stem cell advances

Oct 17, 2012 - 05:00 pm .- Although concerns have been raised about the unethical source of some cells used in Shinya Yamanaka’s efforts to reprogram cells into stem cells, moral theologians insist that the work could lead to ethical advances in the field.

Nobel-winning stem cell work helps curtail embryonic research

Oct 8, 2012 - 05:28 pm .- Moral theologian Father Thomas Berg is praising the work of Shinya Yamanaka, the winner of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine, for helping to “put human embryonic stem cell research largely out of business.”

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