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

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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
8 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]