DAVID GRANOVSKY

Superman/Christopher Reeve Condones Cloning

In STEM CELLS IN THE NEWS on September 2, 2009 at 11:55 am

Go to Lines That Divide and click on CLIPS.

Christopher Reeve’s clip is the 2nd one down on the left side.  The other clips address cloning, egg harvesting, etc. Description below – dg

The documentary also introduces the moral issues being argued in the public square – issues of human life and the medical utilization of embryos, as well as women’s health issues that arise from the procurement of eggs used in much of the research. Scientists, doctors and ethicists on both sides weigh in with their views.

One of the solutions to achieving the mass amount of stem cell lines needed for this burgeoning stem cell industry is cloning. The documentary examines cloning, what it is, what it isn’t, as well as the current scientific, moral and political issues surrounding this volatile issue in the debate.


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