Critics may think that tampering with human embryos is “immoral” but today, the government has voted and backed hybrid embryo research.
I think this is a positive sign coming from the government and I think this kind of research will do immense of good things.
Catholic cabinet ministers Ruth Kelly, Des Browne and Paul Murphy voted for a ban but PM Gordon Brown and Tory leader David Cameron both opposed it.
The subject of stem cell research is highly interesting I think and could hold a possible cure for degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, as well as numerous of autoimmune diseases.
So this bill would allow regulated research using hybrid embryos (human cells inserted into animal eggs) which would be kept for up to 14 days to harvest stem cells.