Press Releases

‘Frankenbunny’

British scientists are seeking permission to create animal-human hybrids by fusing human cells with rabbit eggs. If granted consent, the team will attempt to produce embryos in order to derive stem cells that carry genetic defects. Scientists plan to remove the nuclei from animal eggs and replace them with human cells, leading to part-human, part-animal […] Read more

Arresting embryos

Stem cells from dead embryos, claims Miodrag Stojkovic Following fast in the wake of Robert Lanza’s claim that it is possible to obtain stem cells from human embryos in an ethically acceptable way, human cloner Dr Miodrag Stojkovic, formerly of Newcastle University, claims that he too has derived a stem cell line in a way […] Read more

Frozen embryos – sad decision for mother

CORE expresses great sympathy for the plight of Natallie Evans and her six frozen embryos, and is deeply disappointed with the verdict from the European Court of Human Rights. ‘The immediate solution to this deeply moving story is for Natallie’s ex-partner to change his mind and assume responsibility for the embryos which he co-created. Such […] Read more