Sweden To Half-Way Back Stem Cell Research

As reported by Yahoo! News, the Swedish government is poised to permit embryonic stem cell research, but ban any medical applications of this research. This is the sort of nonsense compromise that we humans produce in our attempts at politics, but I suppose that this is still far better than the alternatives. This legislation, unlike that passed by many European governments, at least allows research to proceed. As the benefits of stem cell medicine become tangible in years to come, it will be increasingly hard for politicians to ban progress towards better therapies and cures for the incurable.

Link: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20040325/sc_afp/sweden_biotech_cloning_040325163839

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