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AAAS study calls for federal funding for stem cell research but sees no need for new oversight mechanisms
...lawyers, ethicists and representativesfrom several religious
faiths. From this effort, a number of draftrecom...government, industry and the scientific, legal and religious
communities toreview the draft and discuss the implications of stem cell research. The meetingwill b...
Nearly half of Earth's land has been transformed by humans; 50 'dead zones' found in oceans
...increasing focus on the part of the privatesector, religious
groups, and individual citizens to take responsibility andundertake innovative action." "As inhabitants of earth, we need to take stock of these massive changes,understand their implications, and change our direction, " Lubchenco said. "Weare current...
Study Documents Attitudes About Assisted Suicide Among Patients With Lou Gehrig's Disease
...assistedsuicide. Patients and families with strong religious
beliefs and frequentreligious practices were much less likely to consider assisted suicide thanthose who were less religious. "What emerges from this study is that A.L.S. patient attitudes about assistedsuicide are related to both who they are and h...
University of Georgia Genetics Professor John Avise Publishes The Genetic Gods, A New Book On Evolution And Belief
... traditionallyreserved for mythology, theology and religious
Largest Generation Of Adolescents Faces Reproductive Health Risks
... because there are strong cultural, political, and religious
barriers toacknowledging them openly and, above all, to addressing their root causes. The articles in this special issue of Studies in Family Planning analyze thecauses and consequences of reproductive behavior among adolescents in thedeveloping wor...
Learning About Evolution Critical For Understanding Science
... Supreme Court ruled in 1987 that creationism is a religious
idea that cannot be mandated in public education. ... They also must recognize that many scientists are religious
people, and that religion and science represent different approaches to understanding the human cond...
Epic Of Evolution Conference Brings Science And Religion Together November 12-14
...udesscientific presentations and philosophical and religious
reflections. The entire conference will be videotaped to provide a record of this historicevent, and each presenter will also be interviewed. From this material,educational resources will be developed in collaboration with WYCC, the Chicagoeducation...
Guidelines For Human Germ-Line Interventions Topic Of AAAS Forum
...September 12, 1997 -- The scientific, ethical, and religious
implications of human germ-line intervention will ...ations, a presentationon the history and status of religious
involvement in germ-line issues, andpanel discussions on both scientific freedom and responsibility ...
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