Dogma, not faith, is the barrier to scientific enquiry

  title={Dogma, not faith, is the barrier to scientific enquiry},
  author={Ulrich Kutschera},
SIR — Your recent Editorial, Special Report and Commentary article (Nature 442, 601, 606–608 and 629–630; 2006) focused on the ethics of payments to donors of human eggs for research purposes. There is, however, a source of embryos that would not have been generated specifically for this purpose. The increasing popularity of clinically assisted reproduction has led to an accumulated surplus of frozen embryos in fertility clinics worldwide. Couples who have attained success in clinically… 

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