1/7/03
Human cloning is both scientifically and morally unethical, says Stephen E. Wear, associate professor of medicine and director of the Center for Clinical Ethics and Humanities in Health Care at the University at Buffalo.
1/7/03
Lawmakers should consider the virtues of therapeutic cloning -- the cloning of human embryos to use their stem cells for disease treatment -- before imposing a ban on all human cloning, says Lee A. Albert, a University at Buffalo professor of law who specializes in legal aspects of medicine and health care.
1/7/03
The Raelians -- the cult behind Clonaid, the company claiming to have cloned a human being -- are a remnant of the "flying-saucer cults" that originated in the 1970s and '80s, according to cult expert Phillips Stevens, Jr., an associate professor of anthropology at the University at Buffalo.
1/7/03
News that a company named Clonaid may have used cloning techniques that resulted in the birth of a baby girl last week has raised a firestorm of controversy over the legal and ethical implications. But apart from medical issues, which future research will need to resolve, what is it about reproductive cloning that makes us so nervous? Jaylan Turkkan, vice president for research at the University at Buffalo, shares her thoughts.
1/10/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of September 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420, and she will gladly fill your request.
1/10/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of September 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420, and she will gladly fill your request.
1/10/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of September 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420, and she will gladly fill your request.
1/15/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of October 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420 and she will gladly fill your request.
1/15/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of October 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420 and she will gladly fill your request.
1/15/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of October 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420 and she will gladly fill your request.
1/15/03
A report on major stories in the news media during the month of October 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420 and she will gladly fill your request.
1/29/03
With questions of fairness regularly dominating the local news, it is difficult to deny equity issues are among the most pressing and controversial facing the Buffalo-Niagara region today. This inevitably raises the provocative question: "How fair and equitable is our region?"