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"Virgin Birth" method promises ethical stem cells

"Virgin Birth" method promises ethical stem cells

Article about stem cells produced through parthenogenesis
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Jim Bidlack
Jim Bidlack (Faculty)
6 years ago

Gives ok detail about about stem cells, but doesn't go into in depth information. Does have simple pictures for non-advanced students.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 3 or 4 minutes
Stephanie Vallis
Stephanie Vallis (Student)
9 years ago
This would make a very good ethics discussion for class. It is always very important to include ethics in science courses because students have their own opinions and this gives them the opportunity to express their beliefs.

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If you choose to use something like this for a class discussion, a set of ground rules must be established before entering the discussion, since students can get quite passionate about ethical issues such as this.
Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes