Stem cells at Cork university

It looks like University College Cork will be the first institution in Ireland to allow the use of embryonic stem cells for research.  According to a report in the Evening Echo, a local paper in Cork, the university president is in favour of it.

“The advantage to hunmanity offered by the use of embryonic cells in research over-rides any argument against it. This research is taking place in universities the world over. If we are to remain cutting-edge scientists in Ierland, to compete with other international universities in being successful, this research is essential.”

The governing body votes on the plan on Tuesday.

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