Thursday, August 31, 2006

Stem-Cell Research : Nice to See Some Accountability

This blog informed you last week, and the Check with Chip radio show informed you last Saturday, that the main claim in the feverish report about a "breakthrough" in embryonic stem-cell research was a misrepresentation of the experiment at issue. The scientific journal Nature printed a correction to acknowledge the inaccuracy of the initial report it published.

Click here for the analysis by Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that prompted the correction.

Click here for another account of the controversy.

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