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Stem cell research on donor eggs often not disclosed

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Many U.S. fertility clinics don’t tell egg donors that embryos made from their eggs may end up being used in stem cell research, according to a new government survey. That’s despite widespread opposition to such research, which is considered morally offensive by a third of…

IVF is controversial enough to be facing a ban in Colorado

I feel like today I’m spending all my time thinking about ladybits and how they work, but I have to note my (somewhat) disagreement with Atrios and Paul Waldman on this issue. Paul: And today, virtually no one debates the ethics of in-vitro fertilization. Atrios: Stem cell research is “controversial,”…

Your Day In Race

In Michigan, there’s a proposal (#2) on the ballot to permit stem cell research in the state. The “no” side has financed a series of ads talking about genetic research gone amok, presuming that we’ll somehow turn Michigan into a charmingly Midwestern Gattaca if it goes forward. It also makes…

New video!

Sporting a black turtleneck like the beatnik I am. This video is on stem cells. RH Reality Check: Stem Cell Research from RH Reality Check on Vimeo. I’m just saying that I think this one resulted in the most lost takes during to laughing. It’s fun to write right wingers…

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