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Photomicrograph of a human blastocyst, at 20x magnification. Scientists have now generated blastocyst-like structures from human cells. Credit: Vladimir Staykov/Shutterstock.

Human embryo, or a model? Resist 'depersonalizing' research, ethicist cautions

Mar 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

New “models” of early human embryos that cannot grow into full human beings provoke ethical questions about whether they are... Read more