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Crab shell socks: Coming soon to a retailer near you

...made from crab shells. The potential uses for seafood byproducts are numerous and range from salmon leather shoes to stem cell research.Kasberg is starting modestly. The first items for sale from Tidal Vision will include salmon leather wallets...
On the Trails: The many uses of urine

...Hormones extracted from pregnant mare's urine are one way of treating fertility and menopausal problems. More recently, stem cells extracted from urine have been reprogrammed to grow new nerves and other tissues. Many other medical applications are...
Senate races: Dems decry birth control plan

...personhood amendment" to the state constitution.Colorado voters twice rejected the proposal, which would have banned stem cell research, some birth control methods and abortion.Gardner dropped his support for the personhood initiative after launching...
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Local students graduate from Oregon State University

...Stadium.The commencement speaker is Ann A. Kiessling, director of the independent Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation and a leader in both stem cell research and reproductive biology. She also will receive an honorary doctorate from the university...
Republicans talk family values

...abortion's legality and funding, same-sex marriage, stem cell research, repealing the Affordable Care Act and school...a philosophy of judicial restraint," banning funding stem cell research and outlawing human cloning. The Alaska Democratic...
A Cancer Guy's story

...are a whole lot clearer. It took some doing, and my life has a "new normal" kind of rhythm. I have been through a stem cell transplant (which is worth a whole column of its own); two infections; double pneumonia and some radiation treatments...
Does senator support stem-cell research?

...dependent upon the development of stem-cell research. This vital research has...Sen. Murkowski's stance on stem-cell research wavers. In 2003, she...that imposed severe restrictions on stem-cell research. However, Sen. Murkowski...
Message to Lisa: Clam up chowder ads of us have had to endure in the long goodbye for those we love. Quit playing the politician for a moment and show some compassion. Alzheimer's isn't the only disease for which stem cell research offers credible hope. Ron DeLay Juneau
Senator goes negative positive senatorial steps to accomplish the public good, like joining the majority of her colleagues in supporting stem cell research to help us battle terrible diseases like Alzheimer's. She may be inexperienced as a public servant, but she...
No 'moral boundary' in Iraq, Afghanistan?

President Bush must not understand irony. When he vetoed stem cell research legislation, he stated that the bill "would support the taking of innocent lives," and "it crosses a moral boundary...


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