Mitochondrial Mission Creep and the Cloning Connection | Pete Shanks

February 18, 2015 8:22 PM

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Mitochondrial Mission Creep and the Cloning Connection | Pete Shanks

While this legislation was drafted specifically to grant permission only for certain specified techniques, critics fear it will encourage scientists to push for other experiments in the future.

No, no, said supporters on both sides of the pond. "This is not a slippery slope," UK Public Health Minister Jane Ellison insisted. Susan Solomon of the New York Stem Cell Foundation agreed. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan also discounted worries about the slippery slope. So did the MP Frank Dobson, in th...

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