41. Genetics Topic: Cloning
near Edinburgh, Scotland,
embryologist Ian Wilmut produced a live adult lamb from cells
originating in a sheep mammary gland. The method was simple, technologically
speaking; Wilmut took a mammary cell from an adult sheep and placed
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42. Subject Home: Genetics
are the Moral Limits of Embryo and Stem Cell Research?
Ethics and Theology
and Ethics... (Ted Peters , 17
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43. Genetics Topic: Are We Asking Our Scientists to Play God?
cells of an early
embryo that will be passed on to future generations and may become
part of the permanent gene pool. Some scientists and religious
spokespersons are putting a chain across the gate to germline
enhancement and with a
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44. Stem Cell Topic: Question: What's in the Petri Dish, Property or Person?
'zygote ', 'pre-embryo', 'embryo', and 'foetus'.
is of indispensable value here for our ethical deliberation is the Vatican's
unflinching resolve to protect the dignity of human personhood. Yet, the
questions raised by stem
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45. Genetics Topic: Testing Early in Pregnancy
stage of the embryo (or pre-embryo) to determine if the word abortion
applies. If it does, this may lead to recommending that genetic
screening be pushed back one step further, to the gamete stage
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46. General Term: Stem Cells
cell types. In
contrast, embryonic stem (ES) cells are not limited in there potential to
differentiate into every cell type. embryonic
germ (EG) cells have the same potential as ES cells .
It is the versatility and nonspecifically of these
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47. Biography: Robert Song
the Moral Limits of
Embryo and Embryonic Stem Cell Research?
for Robert Song
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48. General Term: Blastocyst
preimplantation embryo of 30-150 cells. Contains a layer of specialized cells is
made up of trophoblasts, which attach to the uterine wall and form the
placenta. Inside the trophoblast layer is the inner cell mass. These
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49. General Term: Morphogenesis
of the whole or a part of an embryo ; the sequence whereby complex
microcosm-macrocosm interchanges occur which further develop the microcosms
given form or structure. For example, the maturation of an adult mammal from a
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50. Biography: Ronald Cole-Turner
Limits of Embryo and Stem Cell Research?
No, Not Yet, Maybe,
and Why Not: Protestant Ambivalence Or Moral Discretion?
Cole-Turner is the author of The New
Genesis: Theology and the Genetic
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