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  • Genetically modified plants

    Genetically modified plants: questions and answers

  • Genetic technologies

    What can and should genetic technologies be used for?

  • Stem cell research and therapeutic cloning: an update

    PDF, 417.3kb. 07 November 2000. Degenerative  diseases and serious injuries to organs and tissues may be treated through stem cell therapies. ... Research on human embryonic stem cells will be required to investigate all of the potential therapies

  • Royal Society Fellow

    Robert Moor

    Robert Michael Moor has made many important contributions to the science of reproduction and developmental biology. While Robert’s experimental findings have direct implications for the understanding of early development, their influence extends

  • Stem Cell Research Committee: Stem cell research

    PDF, 69.9kb. 20 June 2001. The Royal Society issued two documents on the subject of stem cell research in 2000: Therapeutic Cloning and Stem Cell Research and Therapeutic Cloning: an ... update. This further update has been prepared in response to the

  • Journal - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences

    Developmental biology and the redirection or replacement of cells

    29 Dec 1999 - The aim of developmental biology is to understand how an egg converts itself into a complete organism through the processes of cell differentiation, morphogenesis and size regulation. The principles that have emerged over recent decades include the

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    Seven days in science - 15 October 2010

    15 Oct 2010 - The Royal Society is a Fellowship of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. We aim to expand the frontiers of knowledge by championing the development and use of science, mathematics,

  • Royal Society Fellow

    Richard Gardner

    Richard Gardner is a developmental biologist who devised techniques for performing microsurgery on mammalian embryos, paving the way to a greater understanding of embryonic development, cell differentiation, and control of the…

  • CMO Expert Group: Therapeutic Cloning

    PDF, 350.1kb. 01 February 2000. This submission focuses on stem cells because of their application to a wide range of therapeutic interventions. ... Stem cells are defined here as cells that retain the capacity to renew themselves and produce more

  • Human reproductive cloning

    PDF, 42.7kb. 31 December 2002. Public anxiety is being raised by recent hype and speculation surrounding claims about human reproductive cloning. ... This statement has been prepared by Lord May of Oxford, President of the Royal Society, Professor

  • Seven days in science - 15 October 2010

    Next week begins with two-day discussion meeting 2010: what next for stem cell biology? ... cells and regenerative medicine and the extraordinary opportunities to study the molecular mechanisms that cause inherited diseases are being provided by new

  • Journal - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

    Life sciences and biotechnology in China

    1 Mar 2007 - Life science and biotechnology have become a top priority in research and development in many countries as the world marches into the new century. China as a developing country with a 1.3 billion population and booming economy is actively meeting

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