Important Stem Cell Breakthrough

Tomorrow’s edition of The New York Times will carry this story in its print edition dealing with the reprogramming of human skin cells to produce pluripotent stem cells without having to create and/or destroy human embryos. The Boston Globe will run a similar segment.

ABC World News Tonight is scheduled to carry a brief segment with Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, who is quoted in the NY Times piece, during tonight’s broadcast.

If you are interested in further details, click here for the the National Catholic Bioethics Center site, and then select “November 20 , 2007 – NCBC Statement on Somatic Cell Reprogramming to Obtain Stem Cells.”

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