Navigation Links
BBVA Foundation international study on attitudes to stem cell research
Date:5/14/2008

ments (Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority) approved the creation of hybrid embryos for the purpose of obtaining stem cells for biomedical research. The technique in question involves the implanting of the nucleus of an adult human cell into the egg of an animal from which the nucleus has been previously extracted.

The BBVA Foundation survey also questioned citizens about their attitudes to such advances. The creation of hybrid embryos causes divided reactions both between and within countries. The baseline scenario meets with attitudes of rejection (below 5 on an acceptance scale from 0 to 10) in most of the countries studied. Only in the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy, Israel and Denmark does the mean score approach the midpoint on the scale. The citizens of Poland, France, Austria and Germany are the most critical of this application.

Predominant in most countries is the fear that the technique could get out of control and lend itself to dangerous uses. This feeling appears to run deepest in Poland, France, Austria and Israel. A rather different reaction emerges in Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden, where rejection of the creation of hybrids appears to have less to do with fear, and possibly more to do with perceptions that it is interfering with nature.


'/>"/>

Contact: Communication Department
comunicacion@fbbva.es
Fundacin BBVA
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology news :

1. Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Awards
2. National Lung Cancer Partnership and LUNGevity Foundation
3. UTSA receives $822,000 from Kleberg Foundation to enhance scientific research
4. Cummings School receives Rockefeller Foundation grant
5. Helios Education Foundation invests $6.5 million
6. Harold Mooney and Peter Raven, winners of the BBVA Foundation Award for Conservation Biology
7. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 17 top young investigators
8. CONRAD receives $28.5M Gates Foundation grant for HIV prevention research
9. Galapagos and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics announce drug discovery collaboration
10. Life-saving clean water project secures $13M from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
11. Arizona State University launches biofuel initiative with BP and Science Foundation Arizona
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2015)... -- New Market Research Reports Title Global ... 2020 has Been Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database ... reach USD 5.10 billion by 2020, according to a ... help identify the site of tissue damage in case ... in medical imaging applications. They have been extensively used ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... , Jan. 30, 2015  It is gratifying to ... and potential for genomic science as a means to ... prevention and treatment.  I was honored to participate in ... precision medicine program. Since the 1980s ... of genomics—from the first sequenced genome of a free ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... S.A. ("Company") (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON), is pleased to inform its ... of Washington,s Department of Licensing, in the United ... system for driver,s licenses and identification cards to its subsidiary, ... will start in January 2015, with enrollment and card production ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., Co-Founder and CEO, Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI) Participates in White House Precision Medicine Event 2Valid USA Signs Contract For Washington Driver's License Issuance 2
... common molecular denominator in aging and many age-related diseases is ... PhD, HMS associate professor of pathology. The skin of a ... and in some ways that is a good metaphor for ... other types of cells over time. , Humans and other ...
... to developing the eye cancer retinoblastoma than mice because, ... activity of a gene critical to normal retinal development ... at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The study, published ... why humans with a defective copy of the Retinoblastoma ...
... given extra shots of the plant steroid brassinolide, plants ... steroids. Tracing brassinolide's signal deep into the cell's nucleus, ... unraveled how the growth-boosting hormone accomplishes its job at ... by Joanne Chory, a professor in the Plant Molecular ...
Cached Biology News:Free radical cell death switch identified 2Ozone recovering, but unlikely to stabilize at pre-1980 levels, says study 2Ozone recovering, but unlikely to stabilize at pre-1980 levels, says study 3
(Date:3/5/2015)... , Mar. 05, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Mature Biotech Outlook 2015: New Therapy Ventures ... offering. All biotech companies - Gilead ... in past year, have given a positive return and ... have been able to select therapy/niche indication where the ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI ) today ... , 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes due May 1, 2015 (May ... principal amount or approximately $5.72 per share, effective March 3, 2015. ... adjusted in connection with the regular quarterly dividend of $0.15 ... own shares of PDL on March 5, 2015, the record date. ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... , Mar. 04, 2015 Research and ... the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech,s new report ... their offering. This report follows ... characteristic that can be objectively measured and evaluated ... processes as well as pharmacological responses to a ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... , March 4, 2015 AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization ... and breakthrough pain, today announced that it will ... after market close on Monday, March 9th, 2015. ... at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Mature Biotech Outlook 2015: New Therapy Ventures Pave the Way for Success 2Mature Biotech Outlook 2015: New Therapy Ventures Pave the Way for Success 3PDL BioPharma Announces Conversion Rate Adjustment for Convertible Note 2Global Biomarkers Report 2014-2024 - Technologies, Markets and Companies 2Global Biomarkers Report 2014-2024 - Technologies, Markets and Companies 3AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Hold Annual 2014 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Monday, March 9th, 2015 2AcelRx Pharmaceuticals to Hold Annual 2014 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Monday, March 9th, 2015 3
... Engineering Physics at Stevens Institute of Technology, has been ... prestigious CAREER Award. One of the most competitive programs ... career development of faculty in the sciences who are ... awards provide a financial stipend to support research activity ...
... Technologies, Inc., a gene-centric life sciences company, releases ... protein with superior biological activity. MTOR ... growth, cell proliferation, cell motility, cell survival, protein ... desirable in high throughput functional screening assays and ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Amphotericin B - Comprehensive patent search ... Eliminate unnecessary risk with the industry benchmark in ... a regularly updated, professional patent search performed by ...
Cached Biology Technology:Dr. Stefan Strauf of physics at Stevens receives NSF CAREER Award for quantum research 2Dr. Stefan Strauf of physics at Stevens receives NSF CAREER Award for quantum research 3OriGene Releases Bioactive Full-length Human MTOR Protein 2Reportlinker Adds Amphotericin B - Comprehensive patent search 2Reportlinker Adds Amphotericin B - Comprehensive patent search 3Reportlinker Adds Amphotericin B - Comprehensive patent search 4
Rabbit polyclonal to Quinaldic Acid ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide Quinaldic Acid conjugated to a protein carrier....
... c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) is one of ... luciferase has been used as a sensitive ... Luciferase provides a 1000-fold increase in sensitivity ... (CAT) assay. Firefly luciferase catalyzes the oxidative ...
... CLS number is a new ... match Cornings product number. If ... order under the old Sigma-Aldrich ... service for assistance. ID clarifier: ...
... This CLS number is a ... easily match Cornings product number. ... please order under the old ... customer service for assistance. ID ...
Biology Products: