Re: gender apartheid and transhumanists

Scott Badger (
Tue, 17 Nov 1998 17:30:55 -0600

FYI, a little more detail on the Diane Rehm radio show I mentioned. Here's her blurb for the show tomorrow.

Scientists announced last week that they've successfully isolated human stem cells, embryonic cells that can specialize into all the different cell types of the body -- nerves, blood, muscle, and organs. A panel explains why stem cells have long been one of medical science's "holy grails" and discusses the implications of this breakthrough.


Dr. John Gearhart, Johns Hopkins University

School of Medicine

Dr. Arthur Caplan, professor of biomedical

          ethics and director of the Center for 
          Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania

Other guests to be announced