Letter to Glenn Reynolds

I sent the following letter to Glenn Reynolds at GlennReynolds.com today in response to his post containing a letter from a federally-funded scientist regarding stem cell research:

I would be more impressed by the claims of scientists regarding embryonic stem cell research if any of them took the time to satisfactorily explain how it is that research on embryonic cells can simultaneously be immensely promising and yet also unable to attract private funding.

Addendum: There’s an excellent essay in Slate on this topic. Hat tip to ProfessorBainbridge.

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