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Dr Jess Buxton and Dr Kirsty Horsey

BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Jess Buxton and Dr Kirsty Horsey:

Happy birthday to us

23 March 2009 - by Dr Jess Buxton and Dr Kirsty Horsey

We at BioNews are celebrating its 10th birthday this week, with the publication of our 500th weekly email newsletter. Created and launched in 1999 by Juliet Tizzard - the first director of Progress Educational Trust (PET) - as a news round-up service for a few hundred interested people, BioNews now has an... [Read More]

Commentary on commentaries

08 August 2005 - by Dr Jess Buxton and Dr Kirsty Horsey

In response to comments made in the BioNews survey last year and some correspondence from subscribers, this week's commentary is all about BioNews' Commentaries. BioNews is published by Progress Educational Trust, a small UK charity providing public information and debate on issues in assisted reproduction, embryo research and genetics. The... [Read More]

Stem cells and the race for the White House

23 August 2004 - by Dr Jess Buxton and Dr Kirsty Horsey

Embryonic stem (ES) cell research is becoming a hot topic in the US presidential campaign. While president Bush claims that he supports the research, he has placed restrictions on the use of ES cells by federally-funded scientists. Despite increasing pressure on him to change the policy, he is sticking to... [Read More]


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