Against an international ban on Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research for therapeutic purposes

We, the undersigned, [Citizens from all over the world, leaders in the fields of science, art and politics] come together to express their hope for freedom in scientific research and to reject those elements of society that would seek to constrain or otherwise undermine this freedom. As a result of rapid advancement in scientific research,

Appeal in support of freedom of scientific research and Luca Coscioni’s candidacy

Orvieto-Brussels, February 2001 Dear Professor, I am writing to you, and to many other distinguished scientists, to invite you to take part in a common battle. My name is Luca Coscioni. I have a degree in Economics and an MA in environmental economics. I have taught Economic Policy at the University of Viterbo. I am directly involved

Introduction to the founding session of the World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research

Science and scientific culture are, at least starting from the Renaissance, the most effective system of knowledge man has invented for promoting his material and moral well-being. It is impossible to imagine the economic, social and cultural development of the western world without science. Above all it is impossible to imagine a maturing of critical