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Time Limits on Innocent DNA Data

BBC news article (7 May 2009)


Resource: BBC Website
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The UK Police National DNA Database

GeneWatch has many concerns about the Police National DNA Database. This article covers issues about changes in the law to make the Database much smaller and more carefully controlled.


Resource: GeneWatch UK
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EuroStemCell

Description: An excellent website containing information about stem cells, their use and latest legislation, along with links to other resources.


Resource: EuroStemCell
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International Consortium on Ethics and Law

The Hinxton Group website is a clearing house, facilitating communication among scientists, policymakers, journal editors and the public about international scientific collaboration in the area of stem cell research.


Resource: The Hinxton Group
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Obama Ends Stem Cell Funding Ban

BBC news article about President Obama ending the US ban on funding for the creation of new stem cell lines for scientific research.


Resource: BBC Website
Approach: Topic Material, related internet links

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is the UK's independent regulator overseeing the use of gametes and embryos in fertility treatment and research.


Resource: The HFEA
Approach: Topic Material, related internet links


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