Thursday, June 30, 2005
Wired News: GOP Wants to Help Fight Disease
Embryonic stem-cell research that doesn't destroy budding human life? Right now, it's possible only in theory, or on animals. But those alternatives to the most promising stem cell science are enough to win the attention of anti-abortion Republicans and President Bush. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist and other GOP lawmakers are considering legislation drawn from a report in May by Bush's Council on Bioethics, which studied research that might carry medical promise but is in its infancy.