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Bioethics’ Insoo Hyun weighs in on “14-day rule”

Advance in human embryo research rekindles ethical debate
NPR: After scientists discovered a way to keep human embryos alive in the laboratory about a week longer than ever before, Insoo Hyun, associate professor of bioethics and philosophy, weighed in on the “14-day rule,” which says human embryos can’t be kept alive after two weeks. “If there’s no other way to retrieve valuable information that could be good for humankind, I think it’s definitely worth discussing the possibility of renegotiating where that stopping point ought to be,” he said.