Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Life Links 12/5/06

An article on stem cell research in National Geographic.

Life Ethics compares coverage of two recent studies using stem cells to treat Parkinson's-like symptoms in rodents. One used embryonic stem cells, the other adult neural stem cells. The study using embryonic stem cells also caused tumors. Surprise, surprise. When I checked the stories had evened out to 10 and 10.

Tim Carney: Election Aborted Careers of Many Pro-Choice Republicans

I wonder though if this has more to do with what kind of congressional districts those Republicans were in. Were they purple districts where a pro-choice Republican could win in years where the GOP didn't perform so badly in general?

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