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Transcript of Harvesting Embryos
By: Monica Akpotosevwe, Jomekia Braden, Brittany Hill , Eva Ramirez and Danielle Renwick HCS/335October 15, 2013Nina Gross
Basics of harvesting embryos ( biomedical issue)
Historical and current impact
Potential future for harvesting embryos
The eggs used to create embryos in this way have to be donated by women, who could be exploited for their eggs, especially in poorer countries or places with fewer legal restrictions
What’s the issue?
Individual medical treatments ( therapeutic cloning)
YouTube link- US Scientist clone human stem cells 2:04
The future of Stem Cell Research
Improving well being
People are scared
Stem cell transplant
Stem Cell Therapies and the Future
More effective therapies
Steam cell duplication drugs
Collecting healthy samples
Even if destroying embryos is classed as killing, sometimes society may justify killing to save the lives of others: e.g. if Hitler had been assassinated, millions of lives would probably have been saved.
Research not being done in the United States.
Short term effects
Long term effects
Ethical and Social Responsibility
Leadership in education