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Francis Sellers Collins (1950- )

By: Tito Carvalho | Published: Apr 10, 2014

Francis Sellers Collins helped lead the International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium, which helped describe the DNA sequence of the human genome…

Human Genome ProjectNucleotide sequenceSequence Analysis, DNAGenome

Christiane Nusslein-Volhard (1942- )

By: May Catherine, Jack Resnik | Published: Feb 16, 2012

Christiane Nusslein-Volhard studied how genes control embryonic development in flies and in fish in Europe during the twentieth and twenty-first…

DrosophilaEmbryologyGenesMorphogenesisRNA polymerases

Assisted Human Reproduction Act (2004)

By: Kathleen Hammond | Published: Jul 30, 2015

The Assisted Human Reproduction Act (AHR Act) is a piece of federal legislation passed by the Parliament of Canada. The Act came into force on 29…

LawReproductive technologyFertilization in vitro, Human--Law and legislationMedicine--Research--Law and legislationBiomedical Ethics

“Abstinence Education: Assessing the Accuracy and Effectiveness of Federally Funded Programs” (2008), by Government Accountability Office

By: Rohini Nott | Published: Nov 06, 2020

On 23 April 2008, the US Government Accountability Office, or GAO, released a report titled, “Abstinence Education: Assessing the Accuracy and…

LiteratureSex instructionSex EducationSexual abstinence--Religious aspects--Catholic ChurchSexual abstinence--Religious aspects

George Otto Gey (1899-1970)

By: Madeleine Zheng | Published: Mar 21, 2022

George Otto Gey was a scientist in the US who studied cells and cultivated the first continuous human cell line in 1951. Gey derived the cells for…

HeLa CellsCell MovementKB CellsCell CommunicationCulture Media, Conditioned

Emil Kraepelin (1856–1926)

By: James Walter Dennert | Published: May 07, 2021

Emil Kraepelin was a physician who studied people with mental illness in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in modern-day Germany.…

Comparative psychiatryMental illnessMental DisordersDual diagnosisMental illness--Bibliography

Harald zur Hausen (1936–)

By: Grace Kim | Published: Jul 24, 2017

Harald zur Hausen studied viruses and discovered that certain strains of the human papilloma virus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease, can cause…

Cervix uteri--CancerHuman Papilloma VirusPapillomavirusesGenital WartsCondylomata Acuminata

Adolescent Family Life Act (1981)

By: Rohini Nott | Published: Oct 21, 2020

The 1981 Adolescent Family Life Act, or AFLA, is a US federal law that provides federal funding to public and nonprofit private organizations to…

Sexual AbstinenceSexual abstinence--Religious aspects--Catholic ChurchSexual abstinence--Religious aspectsSexual abstinence--Religious aspects--ChristianityChurch schools--Law and legislation--United States

California Proposition 71 (2004)

By: Ceara O'Brien | Published: Apr 03, 2014

The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Act, also called Proposition 71, was a ballot initiative proposed by California voters in 2004 to…

LawStem cells--Research--Religious aspects--ChristianityStem cells--Research--Moral and ethical aspectsEmbryonic stem cells--Research--Law and legislationEmbryo Research

Interspecies SCNT-derived Humanesque Blastocysts

By: Sarah Taddeo, Robert Jason S., Nicole Diehnelt | Published: Jun 23, 2017

Since the 1950s, scientists have developed interspecies blastocysts in laboratory settings, but not until the 1990s did proposals emerge to engineer…

BlastocystDiseasesbioethicsTadpoleCell nuclei--Transplantation

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