January 15, 2006

What's Up Doc?

Didn't Mary Shelley cover some of the philosphical implications of this?

British scientists are seeking permission to create hybrid embryos in the lab by fusing human cells with rabbit eggs. If granted consent, the team will use the embryos to produce stem cells that carry genetic defects, in the hope that studying them will help understand the complex mechanisms behind incurable human diseases.

Posted by Charles Austin at January 15, 2006 10:22 PM

The history of Man, short form...

Man says, "What could it hurt?"
Followed sometime later by saying, "How was I supposed to know?"

Posted by: Jon at 12:04 PM