Mino Vianello: Le diverse libertà di ricerca

Mino Vianello Facolta’ di Statistica, ” La Sapienza” Descartes Prize E’ naturale, visto il contesto in cui nasce – contesto non solo italiano, anche se in Italia particolarmente scottante dopo l’introduzione d’una legge sulla fecondazione assistita che tocca direttamente il tema della sperimentazione con le cellule staminali embrionali – e’ naturale, dicevo, che quasi implicitamente

Daniel Perry: Regenerative Medicine Under Attack in America: How Scientists and Patients Are Responding

Speaker/Position/Organization Daniel Perry, Past President (2004-2005) and Current Vice President,Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research (CAMR), USA – Executive Director Alliance for Aging Research Washington, DC Session: Stem Cell Science and Policies (Part I) Friday, Feb. 17, 8:30 AM Title: “Regenerative Medicine Under Attack in America: How Scientists and Patients Are Responding�? Regenerative medicine

Stem cell obscurantism

by Emma Bonino and Marco Cappato May 2005 [….] Recent breakthroughs [in scientific research] constitute a stunning advance in stem cell research. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, meaning that they have the ability to develop into any type of human tissue. This carries great promise, in particular, for sufferers of spinal cord injuries and diseases.

Breaking new ground on fractures

Scientists at the University of York have launched a research project to develop ways of making bones from blood. Researchers from the University’s Department of Biology are heading the EC-backed project to create bone structures from cord blood stem cells for use in the repair of bone defects and fractures. The three-year, €2.5 million (£1.7

The United Nations and Therapeutic Cloning

On 12 December 2001, with resolution 56/93, the United Nations General Assembly decided to create an ad hoc office to promote the elaboration of a text for an international convention against human cloning, and recommended that the office continue their work the following year as a work group within the Legal Affairs Committee of the

Concept paper 1st meeting (2006)

Introductory text (Concept paper) Freedom from prejudice, abandoning the principle of authority as a strategy for solving controversies and opening up to critical confrontation based on controllable experiences are at the origin of modern science. They made possible cognitive progress and technological innovations for which the western world has moved ahead culturally, economically and politically.

Concept paper founding session (2004)

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

Final programme 1st meeting (2006)

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Final Programme of the Founding Session of the World Congress

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