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tandot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-28-04 10:02 PM
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11. those cells from the cord are ADULT stem cells not embryonic.
Edited on Wed Jul-28-04 10:21 PM by tandot
Both have their uses and scientists don't yet understand which is better for treating what disease more successfully. Why not use the embryonic cells created in petri dishes instead just throwing them away? Why not help dying and sick children and adults overcome their diseases?

What is more Christian: Throwing those cells (embryos) away or using them to save human life???

on edit: Here is a link for people who are interested in more than just right-wing talking points:

Why don't you do some research yourself?
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  -Pro-life ethicists call Reagan's speech deceptive, dangerous Charlie Brown  Jul-28-04 08:20 PM   #0 
  - Oh, please. He was talking about cells that will be discarded or "aborted"  tandot   Jul-28-04 08:50 PM   #1 
  - Oh STFU Ricky  Chovexani   Jul-28-04 08:51 PM   #2 
  - pro-life ethicist?  The Doctor   Jul-28-04 08:52 PM   #3 
  - Religiously insane assclown.  Chovexani   Jul-28-04 08:53 PM   #4 
  - Scientists, I have a question.....  Branjor   Jul-28-04 09:23 PM   #5 
  - They can, and stem cell research is being promoted  DemBones DemBones   Jul-28-04 09:30 PM   #6 
  - Right, so there's no point in doing "research"  impeachdubya   Jul-28-04 09:58 PM   #10 
  - And you know stem cell research will fall short HOW?  amBushed   Jul-28-04 10:47 PM   #16 
  - They could be necessary.  Donkeyboy75   Jul-28-04 09:45 PM   #8 
  - those cells from the cord are ADULT stem cells not embryonic.  tandot   Jul-28-04 10:02 PM   #11 
  - Those stem cells already have the DNA of the newborn.  amBushed   Jul-28-04 10:42 PM   #15 
  - Probably the same people wouldn't object to the Tuskegee experiments.  SarahBelle   Jul-28-04 09:36 PM   #7 
  - Ethicist, tell me how a cluster of cells is the same as a human being  neoteric lefty   Jul-28-04 09:51 PM   #9 
  - Oh calm down, have a wedgy!  Walt Starr   Jul-28-04 10:03 PM   #12 
  - Don't know much about this issue  BeFree   Jul-28-04 10:23 PM   #13 
  - "in the past"...Like the 1400's? 1500's?  BiggJawn   Jul-28-04 10:32 PM   #14 

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