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Purdue food toxicology prof named White House adviser - Purdue Exponent

Purdue Exponent
Purdue University professor Charles R. Santerre has been named a senior policy adviser in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Santerre, a professor of food toxicology, will advise the president on policies related to biotechnology, ...

Microbial ecology perturbation in human IgA deficiency - Science

We show that human IgA deficiency is not associated with massive quantitative perturbations of gut microbial ecology. Metagenomic analysis highlights an expected pathobiont expansion but a less expected depletion in some typically beneficial symbionts ...

How Do Languages Evolve? This Game Is Finding The Answer! - Forbes

A team of researchers led by Dr. Olivier Morin at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany have released a mobile app, the Color Game, designed to study how human languages evolve. Dr. Morin's team identified a problem ...

Human Cloning: Science, Ethics, and Public Policy

San Francisco - United States

Sponsored by the University of San Francisco to provide scientific explanation and debate public policy and ethical issues. Free and open to the public. April 3-4, 1998.

Primer on Ethics and Human Cloning
United States

Examines a number of questions that society needs to resolve before cloning is considered permissible medicine for human infertility.

Cloning and Catholic Ethics
United States

Explores Catholic opposition to human cloning and stem-cell research involving human embryos. With statements from Pope John Paul II, a Catholic ethicist, and others.

Protecting the California Spotted Owl: Ongoing Planning, Policy, and Science Efforts
United States

Includes the Report of the California Spotted Owl Federal Advisory Committee.

United States

2002 report issued by the President's Council on Bioethics. Includes definitions, history, and policy recommendations.

Public Library of Science (PLOS)
United States

We are a nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization. Our mission is to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. Everything that we publish is open-access - freely available online for anyone to use. Sharing research encourages progress, from protecting the biodiversity of our planet to finding more effective treatments for diseases such as cancer. Our core objectives are to: * Provi

The DNA Files: Genetic Science Documentaries Distributed by National Public Radio
United States

A public radio series that explores the world of genes and genetic science.

Human Cloning
United States

Electronic journal, with original articles and reviews on stem cell research and ethics.

Human Cloning
United States

The human cloning process has always been a subject of interest to people. With the advancement of technology, the possibility was considered more and more. The higher fuss around human cloning started to be interesting to individuals after it was featured in films and documentaries. The first cloning experiments were made on animals and plants. The process was transfered in interest towards humans, due to the many benefits that could have come o

The Guardian - Science, Cloning
United Kingdom

Latest news and comment on Cloning from the Guardian

Wikipedia: Human Cloning
United States

The creation of a genetically identical copy of an existing human or growing cloned tissue from that individual.