July 5, 2022

Stem cells become US election issue

Politics continues to invade the American stem cell debate. Ron Reagan Jr, the son of the late president who has become a Republican legend, is to address this week’s Democratic convention in Boston where he will argue that limits on stem cell research should be relaxed. “My main point is that this is above politics and that this is an almost magical moment in medical history,” said Mr Reagan, a former radio talk show host who is now a liberal political pundit.