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UK Government to Outlaw Sex Selection of Babies

The UK government has planned to outlaw sex selection of babies for non-medical reasons as part of its shake-up of embryology regulation.// Health Minister Caroline Flint has told Parliament that she intended to introduce a "clear and specific ban" on the use of techniques to choose a gender ...

Malaysia Likely To Outlaw Gender Selection Test

Malaysian Health Minister Chua Soi Lek has said that the country could be restricting a fertilization test that allows parents to select their baby's sex//. This is being done for the fear that most potential parents will choose boys. 'We are not against infertile couples seeking medical trea...

Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law

...ducts. Under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the FDA will be able to ban labels on cigarettes such as "low tar" and "light," outlaw candy flavorings, and order companies to reduce nicotine in tobacco products. The law also requires large graphic warnings on cartons of cigarettes, t...

Farmed fish may pose risk for mad cow disease

...infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE or mad cow disease). An outbreak in England attributed to infected beef prompted most countries to outlaw feeding rendered cow material to other cattle because the disease is so easily spread within the same species. The risk of transmission of BSE to ...

LongHorn Steakhouse Brings the Spirit of the West to Homestead

...e in Chains study, is known for its passion for grilling fresh, tender, juicy steaks including the signature hand-seasoned Flo's Filet and the bone-in outlaw Ribeye. And there's more on the menu than just great steaks. LongHorn grill masters love to grill fresh fish and chicken in addition to steak. Item...

Gambling threatens national security, new book warns

... series, which includes decades of academic and government research on the financial perils of gambling. The vast collection, which renews calls to outlaw gambling, was compiled by the Research Editors Doctoral Directorate on Gambling, a loosely knit group of doctoral researchers that was initially based...

New book series renews call for ban on gambling

...esearchers initially based at the U. of I. "Gambling: Executive Summaries and Recommendations" kicks off the three-volume series, renewing calls to outlaw gambling that have mounted since the 1999 U.S. National Gambling Impact Study Commission sought a moratorium on gambling expansion. The remaining ...

BurrellesLuce VP Johna Burke Among Measurement Experts To Speak at Feb. 25 Meeting of PRSA's National Capital Chapter

...s, vice president, Strategy One Mike Carberry, president, CARMA International Katie Delahaye Paine, CEO, KD Paine & Associates William N. outlaw III, communications manager for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will serve as moderator. Prior to joining BurrellesLuce in 2000, Burke ...

Crestline is the Source for Great Green Giveaways

...als or pesticides. Reusuable products that replace traditionally disposable items are another popular variety of green promotions. As more states outlaw or tax plastic grocery bags, reusable grocery totes have become one of the most popular promotional items. Crestline offers many green items pr...

Final Economic Stimulus Bill Permits Americans' Personal Health Information to Be Sold for Research and Public Health Purposes WITHOUT Patients' Consent

...ngle electronic health record by 2014, without opt-out or patient consent provisions. "This bill is very misleading because while it promises to outlaw the selling of data, the exceptions to the rule are huge and allow Americans' personal health data to be exchanged and sold for research and public-he...
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Human clones: New U.N. analysis lays out world's choices

...n, Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy, Darryl Macer, Mihaela Serbulea. Failure to outlaw reproductive cloning means it is just a matter of time until cloned individ... adult cells and then grown to generate stem cells. National efforts to outlaw reproductive cloning of humans are easily skirted if researchers can simply...

Restaurant seafood prices since 1850s help plot marine harvests through history

...ks collapsed. Professional hunters harvested up to 1,000 per day to supply restaurants, says Dr. Jones, fostering the federal government's decision to outlaw the commercial slaughter of migratory birds in 1913. "As supplies dropped and prices rose, some of these species became a status symbol. It seems t...
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Wisconsin Senate votes to outlaw cloning; measure still faces veto

Madison, Wis. -- The state Senate voted 21-12 on Wednesday, short of a veto-proof majority, to ban all forms of cloning in Wisconsin, though it is likely that Gov. Jim Doyle will veto the bill. The bill was supported by all Republicans and two Democrats: Sen. Jeff Plale, D-South Milwaukee, and...

Discovery Institute Bioethicist Lauds Breakthrough in Stem Cells Research that Eliminates Need for Human Cloning

...ate, and private research funders to shift their focus away from human cloning research and into the more viable alternatives. "We should now move to outlaw all human cloning," Smith explained. "It is not only unethical to treat human life like an item of manufacture, but it will divert billions of dollars...

File Swapping: Download at your own Risk

...to-day learning and work of all members of the university community, and incidental personal use is tolerated. Rust said the school does not want to outlaw file sharing "because some of it is legitimate." For example, students in universitys music school can listen to certain music files that they have be...

Massachusetts stem-cell plan reflects status quo for Wisconsin research

...s governor objects to therapeutic cloning, on the other hand, because he believes "creation for the purpose of destruction is wrong." His stance would outlaw processes being planned at Harvard University and other Bay State institutions. For example, Dr. Douglas Melton, co-founder of the Harvard Stem Cel...

Cloning ban too broad, stem-cell researchers argue

...last week. The legislation has drawn vigorous opposition from both the scientific community and biotechnology industry. The ban if approved, would outlaw not only cloning for reproductive purposes, but also what proponents call therapeutic or research cloning. This is where an embryo is created with ide...

Cloning ban passes Assembly, Doyle pledges veto

... The state Assembly on Thursday passed AB 499, a proposed ban on all forms of human cloning in Wisconsin. The bill would outlaw the cloning of embryos both for reproductive purposes and for what practitioners have called research or therapeutic cloning, the making of a cloned e...

Cloning ban comes before Wisconsin Senate on Tuesday

...ill be voted on in the state Senate Tuesday, a proposal opposed by many in the medical research community. The proposed ban, known as AB 499, would outlaw not only cloning for reproductive purposes but also what proponents call therapeutic or research cloning, in which an embryo is created with identical...

Amendment on cloning ban rejected; vote on bill set for Wednesday

..., setting the bill on course for a likely veto by Gov. Jim Doyle. The Senate will take up the proposed ban, known as AB 499, on Wednesday. It would outlaw not only cloning for reproductive purposes but, also, what proponents call therapeutic or research cloning, in which an embryo is created with identic...

Doyle vetoes cloning ban

...on, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle announced Thursday his veto of AB 499, which would have outlawed all forms of human cloning in Wisconsin. The bill would outlaw not only cloning for reproductive purposes but also what proponents call therapeutic or research cloning, in which an embryo is created with identical...

Visions: Innovating like Madonna and Willie Nelson (and Steve Jobs)

...g around them and, in effect, creating a temporary monopoly on them. In much the same way, Willie Nelson and Waylan Jennings introduced the concept of outlaw country music, and Apple CEO Steve Jobs built a market for online music. While music companies reacted to the trading of songs online by circling t...
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