03 September 2007

Crying Out to Heaven...

Britain crosses the threshold into reprehensibility. Does it really matter that it was a short step? From the Guardian:

Human-animal embryo study wins approval

Mixing cells and eggs to be allowed in search for new medical treatments

Ian Sample, science correspondent
The Guardian
Tuesday September 4 2007

Plans to allow British scientists to create human-animal embryos are expected to be approved tomorrow by the government's fertility regulator. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority published its long-awaited public consultation on the controversial research yesterday, revealing that a majority of people were "at ease" with scientists creating the hybrid embryos...

The British government has a fertility regulator?

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