May 19, 2016

In Search for Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal and Human

(Scientific American) – A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos that are part human, part animal. The researchers hope these embryos, known as chimeras, could eventually help … Read More

May 17, 2016

Scientists Fight Obama Plan to Require Patient Consent to Use Blood, Biopsies in Research

(STAT News) – Scientists are warning that a new proposal by the Obama administration could stifle medical research and undermine major initiatives being pursued by the White House. The controversial provision would require researchers to obtain consent from patients to use … Read More

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