UK Commons to Debate Bill That Could Make Stem-Cell Science a Life-Sci Anchor | GenomeWeb
Few nations have gone as far as the UK to elevate stem-cell research into an anchor of its national life-science effort. In September 2007, the UK’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority ended eight months of debate by agreeing to allow research into chimera animal-human embryos, but on a case-by-case basis and under regulations limiting authorized projects to those deemed “necessary and desirable.”

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