Assisted reproduction in Turkey by Asli Tolun, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Boğaziçi University

The regulation prepared by the Ministry of Health on assisted-reproduction therapeutic applications and assisted-reproduction therapy centers came into effect on March 3, 2010. The points that concern individuals seeking service are summarized. Only married couples can benefit from the services. Only one’s own cells can be used. Donors can not be utilized. Centers violating the

“Human Embryonic Stem Cells: Steps Back, Steps Forward” by Andrea Boggio* & Andrea Ballabeni**

The scientific and political fate of human embryonic stem cells (hESC) is unsteady. In 2010, their use is still contested, and lab research suffers from that. It is increasingly clear that researchers need them, want to use them, and plan to use them for a long time. While some hailed human induced pluripotent stem cells

REVIEWED! Freedom of research in IRELAND – Country report and synoptic table

Ireland was surveyed by the students of Bryant University, RI, USA. Last update: March 2009. Any peer review of data is welcome. A special thanks to Med. Dr J. N. for her review of data concerning research on embryonic stem cells Monitoring freedom of research and cure in IRELAND Table of content: A. Artificial reproduction

Marisa Jaconi

Betty Williams

In 1976, three innocent children were killed in a shooting incident in Belfast. The housewife and secretary Betty Williams witnessed the tragedy. She decided to launch an appeal against the meaningless use of violence in the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland. Betty was joined by the dead children’s aunt, Mairead Corrigan, and

Marco Pannella

Dennis Patterson

Dennis Patterson took a PhD in philosophy and a J.D. In law from the University of Buffalo in New York, USA. He has published many books and articles in jurisprudence, philosophy, trade law as well as law and neuroscience. He holds the Chair in Legal Theory at the European University Institute in Florence. His book,

Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo

Piergiorgio Strata

He entered the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Pisa on November 1954. At the same time, he won, in a national competition, one of the two positions as a student in the “Medical College” of the “Scuola Normale Superiore” of Pisa, now called Collegio S. Anna. This position was maintained up to the

Marco Perduca

Senator in Italy from 2008 to 2013, serving on the Foreign Affairs and Justice committees and as secretary of the Special Commission on Human Rights of the Senate. Mr. Perduca is currently the UN Representative for the Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty (NRPTT) a position he also held from 1996 to 2006 coordinating the