Poll: Research on Embryonic Stem Cells

Should we study stem cells taken from human embryos?

  • Yes, they could lead to very important medical discoveries.
  • No, killing embryos is murder.
  • Perhaps, as long as the government doesn't fund it.
  • I'm not sure, what's an embryonic stem cell again?
Author Bio
Jennifer Welsh
Jennifer Welsh,

Jennifer Welsh graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz's Science Communication graduate program after working at a start up biotech company for three years after getting her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked at WiredScience, The Scientist and Discover Magazine before joining the Live Science team.

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