Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007 - 203 sider
- Section 1 provides overview chapters on the background information needed to intelligently understand the issues and controversies surrounding stem cell research, such as what stem cells are, and how they are grown and maintained.
- Section 2 offers capsule examinations of the contemporary issues and debates that provoke the most heated disagreements and misunderstandings, such religious concerns and regulations in various countries.
- Section 3 includes reference material on stem cells, including primary source documents from important players in the struggle over stem cells, a timeline of important events, and an annotated bibliography of useful print and electronic resources. This volume in the Health and Medical Issues Today series provides everything a student requires to understand the issues involved in stem cell research and provides a springboard for further research into the issue.
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Current Stem Cell Research Since 1990
Taking Care Growing and Maintaining Embryonic Stem Cells
Hope for the Future Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System
Of Blood Bones and the Immune System
Tissue Engineering Bones Muscles Skin and Endocrine Glands
Ethics and Regulations
Regulatory Issues in the United States
Regulatory Issues in Other Countries
The Future of Stem Cell Research
References and Resources
Annotated Primary Source Documents
Stem Cell Timeline
Ethics and Research in History
Ethics and the Brave New World