Dr. Andy

Reflections on medicine and biology among other things

Friday, May 20, 2005

The wrong side of progress

Compare the optimism from the South Koreans who are working to help cure disease
A leading stem cell researcher said Friday it will be years - and maybe decades - before recent breakthroughs by his team of scientists will benefit humans, but he expressed high hopes that they'll eventually help people with incurable diseases.
with this:
"I've made very clear to Congress that the use of federal taxpayer money to promote science that destroys life in order to save life, I am against this," said Mr. Bush, speaking in the Oval Office during a brief joint appearance with the Danish prime minister, Anders Rasmussen. "Therefore, if the bill does that, I will veto it."


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