Stem Cell Wars: Inside Stories from the Frontlines

December 01, 2006

Stem cell research advocates believe that their methods could be used to stave off or even cure diseases that attack the body's own cells. But the entire field is steeped in controversy, as the creation of usable stem cells requires the destruction of a human embryo. Today on Focus, science writer Eve Herold and host David Inge discuss the pros and cons of the use of stem cells. Herold is the Director of Public Policy Research and Education at the Genetics Policy Institute.