I would suggest that you look carefully through my profile to find the other articles. I'm sure you can find a project that would work for your purposes! I had an experience with true experimental research last year, but then it failed because my sampling method was off.
Can you recommend any more topics that I may use? That can involve students within our campus for data collection. For a science journal, you need to record the date, the information you get from a source and the bibliographical information. Generally, I suggest that students write a short summary of the information they get from a source and then their response to that information, which can include what they learned, what questions the information made you think about, and what you thought was useful or important.
This real helped me I was looking for topics for my research paper for days. Hi Gloria, there are some life science samples in the topics above. Here are a couple more:. I haven't tried doing science research but I want to try.
I am interested on life science. Could you give me some samples? I love all the topics. All of it are interesting. Well, i need something for my research that the output will be tangible or can be use by others. Thanks for the help. Hi Katie--I'd start with an example of when the physics of motion is helpful, or used, or happens in daily life.
To decide which sort of motion to research, I'd go to some physics websites or even Wikipedia and look up the different kinds and see which one you find most interesting, or which one you think you could find the most information about. Sometimes, I suggest that before choosing a topic that students do some preliminary research, looking for information. If you can't find anything useful in 30 minutes or so, you should probably choose another topic.
I'm doing a page research paper on physics of motion. I have no idea what section of motion I'm going to be discussing, I also need some advice there. Hi Mega Sai, It would be a good idea for you to look at my other articles about how to write research papers and argument papers.
Hi Katie--You might want to look at my article on Technology topics because that has information about physical science topics. If you are working on Creationism, you might want to see my article about "Can Christians believe in Evolution? Marley, you have a good idea about endangered animals. Here are some samples: How do we best save endangered animals? Or you can pick a specific one to talk about. How do we balance the interests of people and animals on our planet? Does buying up land and setting it aside as a nature refuge work to save endangered animals?
Does Ecotourism help save endangered animals? Maybe topics about endangered animals? Those are very interesting to me and other people. Sure Samantha, although I don't know what information is available on that topic. You can search for "dog communication" in Google Scholar to get some idea of any studies that have already been done. Hi Celeste--I have many different science fair project ideas with full instructions.
Look at my profile for ideas. I am at school and I wanna ask. What would be a good project for science research class? Were having difficulty picking a project for our 'science fair'. It isn't really a science fair though more like a presentation.
What good ideas can I use with like space stuff? EunJae, you might want to look at my science experiment about the salinity of water in agriculture. How about in agricultural aspects? Are there any common problems that arising nowadays?
I really need help. Hi Lily, I have a lot of different science fair projects I have designed. The one that seems to suit your idea best is "How does salt water affect seed germination. I have a science fair coming up and I need help for a topic. So I've already put down environmental management as my topic and "destruction" as my heading because I was going to conduct an experiment on something else.
But now that won't work and I'm planning on doing a research project. So do you have any ideas of what I could say that has anything to do with the destruction of the earth? It would help if you would reply ASAP. Hi Annie, you might try one of the following: Do multi media science presentations work more effectively to help students retain information? Which type of multi media teaching method is most effective for science students? I would like to have a research on teaching science through multimedia,, any suggestions what would be a good topic?
What is the value of space exploration of other planets for humans? I think something on how looking at other planets in the universe helps us learn more about our own would be a good topic.
You've come to the right place. I have over articles on writing and other articles on doing science projects. You can see my articles under my profile or just search for a topic. You can also see other articles written by me linked on the side. I would like some more tips for my students in my class. They all need a project on something.
Hi Mini--I will add some microbiology topics. Thanks for the suggestion. Here are a couple of ideas taken from currently important research: What is the recent update on the Corynebacterium species and their clinical significance? What are the best ways for medical personnel to handle the growing problem of antibacterial resistance?
Can older techniques like anti-microbial peptides be used effectively to treat bacteria? I am currently doing my bachelor's in microbiology.
Hi Gaea and Meeme, I'm not exactly sure what you are looking for in applied science but you might want to check out my science fair experiments or else look at my topics regarding technology topics.
Hi, the ideas are all great, but I'm looking for a topic for experimental research on physical or as they call it, applied science. Can you help me with that? Hi Purple--You might want to look at my article about Technology Topics. That one includes more links to articles. You might also look at my article on " Current Events" because the bottom section talks about medical and health topics.
Hi, the ideas are pretty good but i'm looking for a quantitative research or experimental research related to the medical field.
I have seen some from the given topics but i'm hoping there's more. Hi JJ-Try looking at my article on technology topics because that has a lot of links to help you out.
If you are actually doing a science experiment and not just a research paper, I have a lot of different step-by-step experiments too.
You can find them by going to my profile page. Are there easy topics that a secondary student could handle. Your ideas are good but its hard. Hi Anne--You might want to look at my article on Technology ideas. That includes some research article links and also does have both engineering and medical topics. Just wanted to say that this website is very helpful in our PR 1, but my classmate and I are still confused on what research topic to tackle.
Could you please suggest some topics for the both of us? We'd also greatly appreciate suggestions coming from the fellow readers. We actually had our topics, yet it was rejected by our professor because he told us that why would we even take STEM if our research topic would be off. So, we're struggling now in changing our topic.
Thank you very much! Hi Jessica--If you want to build something, you might want to consider engineering topics. I have some articles about building a bomb detecting robot. You might also want to research how to build nanobots. I am in research science and I have no idea what I want to do.
I'm interested in building something. Hi Jonah--Look out for a new article I'm writing on easy topics. Most of these are aimed at college students but I'm discovering that there are a lot of younger students looking for topics too. Another place to get some inspiration right now is my technology topics article, which gives a lot of links to research articles that you can use.
That makes it easier because you get a head start on your research. These research ideas are all good. If you have any easier research topic pls do tell - still science related.
Hi ALX--If you are going to do a science project rather than a research paper, you might want to look up my science fair ideas. I have over 10 proven science fair projects for ages from kindergarten through secondary school. If you are doing a paper and want a project to research, you might want to try looking at my article Technology topics for essay because that one has a lot of links to articles you can use. Hello, I am going to enter a science competition but still can't find an interesting topic.
These topics are good but hard for me to understand because I am only in secondary school first year. Can anyone please help me??? Hi Maleni--Here are some topics that are very current: How can chemistry contribute to the development of new types of batteries?
What are the ways biomacromolecules or synthetic molecules can be used in imaging or for new medical therapies? Hello can anyone help me with a interesting topic for my chemistry class? I have to do a paper bases on anything that has to do with chemistry! Here are some alternative research questions on the topic of euthanasia: Do euthanasia tend to happen more to poor people? Should an individual be able to consider the burden of medical costs on their family when making a decision about euthanasia?
What is the cause of most people wanting to choose euthanasia? Is there a moral difference between passive euthanasia vs. What are other research questions that involve euthanasia? I am really interested in writing about this, I'm just not sure how to form a scientific question about it for my research paper. That is interesting and current and you should be able to find plenty to write about. What is the future of nanotechnology? Or How nanotechnology will improve our lives. Are radiography departments prepared for morbidly obese patients?
Another along this line would be: How has the increase in morbid obesity changed the medical field or changed radiography? Hi Jafta, I would suggest that you look up some forensic study journals. That will give you an idea of the types of articles and studies that are done in forensic investigations.
Getting a couple of sources on the same topic will put you ahead in writing your paper. To write a topic for research, you need to find something that people are debating in forensic studies.
Use these questions to help you choose a topic: What do you want to know more about? What is the most important unsolved problem? What can I research that will help me understand this job better?
Can you please help me with the topic I am studying forensic investigation. The question is Based on your field of study, propose a suitable research topic for your study? Hi Manelisi--If you are looking for research topics in a particular field or area, you will often get the best ideas by searching for "current trends" or "current research" in that field.
You can also look at the most recent journal articles in top journals of that field. See 47 more comments. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. To provide a better website experience, owlcation.
If you don't find a topic here, you might want to look at: Is the paleo diet eating mostly meat really the way prehistoric people lived? Is it the optimal diet for humans? Is Europe's opposition to genetically modified crops about science or economics? Can molecular biological research of rare genetic disorders help provide keys to understanding cancer and other illnesses? Is behavioral epigenetics true? If so, how should we apply this idea?
What is the molecular evidence that humans once interbred with Neanderthals? With other now-extinct species? As men age, do they pass on genetic abnormalities to their children?
Is personalized medicine based on our own genome the wave of the future? Is stem cell treatment really promising? Will researchers really be able to use genetics to help us live both longer and healthier? Physics and Astronomy Research Ideas How old is the universe? How important is it to explore our solar system?
Is space exploration really necessary? What is dark energy? What do we really know about the universe we live in? What happened in the "Big Bang? Was there ever life on Mars? Why is Pluto no longer a planet? What caused the Astroid Belt? What has the International Space Station discovered that is most important? Is it realistic that people can live on another planet? How will private space flight companies change the future of space exploration?
Should the United States return to the moon and try to go to other planets? It has been claimed that going into space is important for scientific development. What scientific breakthroughs have come about through the space programs?
What is the future of commercial space flight? What is the likelihood that a comet will strike the earth? What is the best way to detect and stop this?
How can we solve the problem of "space junk"? How have meteorites changed our view of the Universe? Is it likely that there is life on other planets? What would it take for a planet to have life?
What is "Dark Matter" and why is it important? What are black holes? How has the Hubble Space Telescope changed the way we look at the Universe? What is Higgs Boson? Will it destroy the Universe? How do sunspots affect us on earth? How will private space flight companies change the development of space resources? What is the likelihood that the Earth would be struck by a large asteroid or comet like the one believed to have killed off the dinosaurs? What can we do about it?
Should humans really make the effort to find a way to live in space or on other planets? After you have chosen your topic, you can get started writing using my other articles: How to Write a Thesis Sentence.
Writing Great Topic Sentences. Writing a Research Outline. Step-by-Step Argument Paper Writing. What is the role DNA polymerases plan in maintaining the integrity of genetic information? What are the possibilities of targeting DNA polmerases with pharmaceutical agents in cancer therapies?
What are the top 5 chemistry careers? What is the best way to capture and use carbon dioxide? What are the chemicals that trigger allergies? How can chemists help prevent allergies? What is the best chemical process of microbrewing beer?
How can atom thick graphene be used to create new technologies? What are the latest developments in the chemistry of adhesives? What are the challenges for developing environmentally-friendly plastics? Are chemicals from pharmaceuticals ending up in our water supply? How important is biocomputing and big data to the future of chemical research? How can the bioluminescence GFP from jellyfish be used in medical applications?
How can metal oxides improve cell phones? Chemists are working on making plastics from non-petroleum products. What are some of the most promising experiements? How can the hardest crystal, boron nitride, be best used in practical applications?
What is the possibility that spun sugar strands could be useful for medical purposes? How are clouds formed? What is the connection between chemicals in seawater and cloud formation?
How can research on hydrophobic-hydrophilic surfaces help create chemical coatings and how would these be best used? What is the sugar chemistry of making candy? What are Biomacromolecules and why are they important?
What are important trends in medicinal chemistry research in India? Why is nuclear fusion always just out of reach? Will it ever become a useful technology? Environment and Ecology Is it a good idea that the U.
Can endangered areas and animals be saved by helping local people develop alternative economies like raising tropical fish or ecotourism?
Which of the current science fiction movies is the most plausible? Why do birds have such beautifully colored feathers? How are insects being used as models for miniature robots? Why do animals hibernate? Should disposable products be banned or limited? What is Green building? How helpful is it to the environment and is it worth the extra cost? Should alternative energy companies get government subsidies? Is offshore drilling safe?
Is recycling metal really important?? How important is climate change legislation? Is hydraulic fracking going to destroy important ecosystems? Nanotechnology Research How can microelectronics be used to help people with chronic ailments?
What developments in nanotechnology are currently being made for medical applications? What is the effect of nanotechnology on research and development of medical technologies? Can microelectronics inside of contact lenses help diabetics control their blood sugar? What is nanotechnology for medical use?
How can "smart clothes" be used to help medical patients? How can nanotechnology be used to treat cancer patients?
Do the benefits of nanotechnology for medical uses outweigh the risks? What are the risks of developing nanotechnology in medicine? How can nanotechnology be used to work with DNA? Should we use nanobots to produce and deliver drugs to human patients? Are nanofibers the answer to repairing spinal cord and brain injuries? Should we use nanotechnology to feed ourselves? What are the challenges of nanomaterials and nano designs? How could nanomedicine be used to better treat patients in remote regions or the developing world?
Can nanomedicine potentially extend the human lifespan? Will nanotechnologies make it possible for people to live in outer space?
How can nanotechnologies help us clean up toxic waste? How should nanomaterial be regulated? How can nanotechnology improve diagnostic testing in patients? Can covering surfaces with nanoparticles improve airplanes, houses, and other structures? Is nanotechnology a viable commercial idea? Should we invest in further research and development? Is the desktop nanofabrication tool a viable option for low-cost, easy nanotechnology?
Can nanomaterials be used to reduce CO2 emissions? Nanotechnology Sources to Help You Research Nanomedicine Journal is an open access journal that includes abstracts of current research as well as many free articles. Institute of Nanotechnology includes articles on the most recent developments as well as links to information on nanotechnology and reports of commercial viability.
PhysOrg links to many bio and medicine nanotechnology articles. Huge Potential But What Are the Risks has science reviews which cover a variety of new nanotechnologies and their potential for helping people, with a discussion of the possible risks. Google has developed "smart glasses" which are being tested, but the company is also interested in using microcomputers to help diabetics monitor blood sugar levels. Smart Clothes for Medical Uses: NPR interview on Science Friday with a scientist developing nanofibers which could be used to produce "smart clothes" to monitor patients with cancer and other medical conditions.
Healthcare Is stem cell research ethical? Is health care ready for the routine screening of patient DNA? What is a chimera and how could it help stem cell research? What are the potential benefits and risks of stem cell research? Are microbes that create chemicals and antibiotics going to help us prevent infections? What is the best treatment for leukemia? How will wearable medical devices transform healthcare? Can scientists cure diseases by building new organs? What is gene therapy?
What causes skin cancer? What is the best strategy for people to avoid getting cancer? Which cancers are we closest to finding cures for? What has been the impact of colonoscopy testing on colon cancer rates?
Why do so many women get breast cancer? Why is malaria such a difficult disease to eliminate? Will global warming make tropical diseases like malaria and dengue fever travel north? What is the best strategy to slow the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases? Why doesn't the flu vaccine work all the time? How likely is it that a pandemic will arise that will kill large numbers of people in the world? Is it possible to predict the next pandemic? How well do childhood vaccines prevent diseases?
What is the West Nile virus? Why do people get epilepsy? How can it best be treated? Do doctors rely too much on expensive medical imaging technologies? Do microbes cause Alzheimer's disease? Can memory loss and dementia be prevented? How do cells protect the body from disease? Does Chinese traditional medicine work better than Western medicine in some cases?
What is the best indicator of an increased risk of heart disease? Are annual doctor's check-ups really necessary? Are they really the best way to help people stay healthy? Why are some diseases that we thought we had eradicated like the measles or whooping cough returning to infect people? Is it beneficial or harmful for wild animals to have interactions with people? Robotics and Computer Science Topics Can robots be used to help kill invasive species?
How can robotic exosuits be used in industry and business for training and increasing production? How are robots going to improve medicine? A robot can now perform a routine colonoscopy. What is the future of surgical robots? How will self-driving cars change the way people live? Will delivery drones be bringing us our pizza and mail? Is using drones for warfare a good or bad idea?
How can research on improving the artificial intelligence in robots teach us more about ourselves? Is it always bad? Can using system like bitcom help protect identity theft? What is the future of computing and artificial intelligence? What are the important issues about privacy and big data? How is bioinformatics transforming biology? How can mining big data in the healthcare industry make us healthier? How can computer science programs and games like Eyewire help us understand the brain?
Health Science Research Sources Science: A premier publication in the field, Science has peer-reviewed research as well as information that is curated by experts. Publishes peer-reviewed articles on biology, environment, health and physical sciences.
Nature is an authoritative source for current information. If articles are difficult to read, you can search for the same information in one of the more popular journals online. Los Angeles Times Science and Health: This online science news source offers readable articles on many of the most current science topics.
You can find good ideas for topics here as well as research for your own paper. If you are required to get peer-reviewed articles, then you can search here for easy-to-read summaries and then look up the original articles online or in the library. You can search this site for articles on science topics, including health science. This site often gives you links to original articles and government reports that can help you do your research. Contains over , articles on a variety of health topics.
This site gives concise explanations of current research along with links to original papers or other information to help you further your research ideas. You can email or print the articles on this site and find out if they are from academic publications.
Current Medical Research Questions What technologies are in development to help people who are paralyzed? How does sleep deprivation affect health? Should sugar be regulated like a drug? What are the benefits and disadvantages of individual genome profiling?
What is the Human Connectome Project and how will mapping of the human brain contribute to scientific knowledge? Are some cancers caused by genes? Who are the Denisovans and how does their discovery alter our view of human evolution? Can we develop an anti-cancer vaccine? What can we do about crops which absorb toxins, such as the recent discovery of arsenic-tainted rice? What is the ideal weight for longevity? What is the connection between diet and lifespan?
Are we really in a post-antibiotic era as the CDC recently announced? What does this mean? Should scientific publication and grant systems be changed to give private citizens and younger scientists a voice if they have good ideas?
Which diet choice is better: How can polio be eradicated? Why has the disease resurfaced? How important are the bacteria living in your bowels? How close are computers to mimicking the human brain? How can video games be used to solve scientific problems? Do cell phones or microwaves cause cancer? Psychology and Neurobiology Issues Is autism a kind of brain damage?
How can we help autistic savants become productive members of society? Why do we sleep? How much sleep do we really need? How is sleep related to memory? How did human speech develop? Are there clues we can find in researching primate social interactions? How do we remember things? How reliable are our memories in recalling how things really happened?
What is the importance of time and space in brain development and disease? Why do mothers protect their young and even risk their lives? How does our brain really work? What is mental illness?
Is there something we can learn from these different sorts of mental states? How does language reveal stress responses? Your Science Interest Which of the following areas of science research do you find most interesting?
Maybe I'll write an article on your idea! Any of the topics on this Which question about cancer could I consider as possible topics for a research paper? Here are some interesting cancer research topics: What is the best new treatment for pancreatic cancer? Is gene therapy a good choice for cancer patients? Are there any holistic or alternative therapies that help cancer patients? What is the best diet and exercise plan to prevent cancer?
Should the cost of cancer therapy be considered by patients when choosing a therapy? Why is it so hard to find cures for cancer? When is cancer screening most useful, effective or preventative?
Can I have scientific topics for grades 6 to 7? For a couple of quick ideas, try the following: Which DNA testing service is the best? How will DNA sequencing change health care? What are some possible topics on biology for a science research paper? You can also find some easier topics in the life science in these articles: What is the easiest science topic for a research paper? To pick the easiest topic for you, choose one that: Is interesting to you. Is a topic you already know something about.
Is something you have an opinion about. Is it possible to have Do you have science research topics that involve asking the opinion of people? Science interview questions could be: What do you think about the topic of creation vs. How important do you think it is to have your DNA sequenced for science? Would you be willing to donate your body to science after you die? How do colors affect your mood?
What do you think is the most important medical discovery in your lifetime? Can you suggest some research topics in regards to civil engineering? What is the best way to do seismic auditing and retrofitting of old buildings? Is fiber reinforced cement and composites a good choice? If so, which is the best? How do we best develop sustainable technologies for infrastructure? How will nanotechnology be helpful in civil engineering in the near future?
What is the best method of construction management? How will geoinformatics transform civil engineering? What is ecological engineering and how do we best practice it?
Can you suggest an interesting topic for an editorial paper about diseases? Here are some ideas: What will be the next pandemic we need to worry about?
How will climate change increase mosquito-borne diseases worldwide? What is the most effective way to prevent common diseases like the cold and flu? Should everyone get the flu vaccine? Can you suggest some research that also has a benefit for society?
Any suggestions for a research study at grade 9 level? Can you suggest research topics regarding energy? Can you suggest research topics in physical chemistry? What are the newest advances in battery science?
What is the most promising direction for increasing battery technology? How will organic lead halide perovskites affect photovoltaics? How is perovskite solar cell research impacting many scientific disciplines?
How will physical chemistry play a role in excited-state dynamics? How will advances in density functional theory be used? Can you suggest a scientific topic for a literature review? Where do I begin?
To make your project unique, it helps to tackle a real-world problem. Here is an example: For more information about how to write a research paper, see my articles: What are some temperature related science topics that would be good to research? How has the temperature of our planet changed during recorded history? What causes the change in the temperature at the poles? Why does the Earth have such a small temperature range compared to other planets? How do people inherit What are some of the biology topics in the Board 12 exam in India?
In , some of the topics covered on the examination included topics such as: How can wastewater be best treated? What are good ways to enrich the soil for agriculture?
How can crops be best improved? Who are some of human's primate relatives? What are some drugs that are derived from plants? What is the Hardy-Weinberg equation? Explain the parts of a cell and what they do. Give examples of divergent and convergent evolution. How is Agrobacterium used in research? Why is it important? Though issues…… [Read More]. Stem cells can develop into many different types of cells Magnus et al.
Stem cells also serve as an internal repair system within the body where they divide without limitation in order to replenish other body cells. This happens as long as the individual is alive.
When a stem cell is divided, the cell produced can remain as a stem cell or it can become another cell type with a specialized function like a brain cell, red blood cell, or…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research -- Ethical. Christine Todd hitman, who served Bush as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency in Bush's first term she served from January to May , and was the first female governor of New Jersey, supported embryonic stem cell research.
Author Gary Scott Smith examines the great lengths the Bush campaign went to in to identify Bush as anti-abortion and anti-stem cell…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Research the Issue. At this point it should be clear that there are no good reasons to oppose the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research and only good reasons for supporting. Opposition to the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research can only be justified by an appeal to unreasonable and arbitrary moral standards based not on logic, reason, or concern for human well-being, but rather on the dictates of outdated and dangerous religious beliefs. This opposition ultimately values the potential for human life over actual human life, so that, in a perverse twist, the very people claiming to be standing up for the sanctity of life are actually the ones most responsible for continued suffering and death.
They pretend that an embryo has the same rights and moral standing as an actual human, and in doing so, they actually devalue the lives of real people suffering from real diseases. In contrast,…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research the Legal Argument and. Stem Cell esearch The Legal Argument and Analysis for Stem Cell esearch Stem cell research is a new field of research that brings many ethical issues and considerations in which U. What is the legal culture in which the U. What are the ethical considerations involving our participation in this new and infant field of science?
What of other countries and their legal approach to stem cell research? This paper addresses these questions and presents the reader a case that stem cell research is a matter that should be scientifically pursued because of its potential and possibilities. With any kind of science there are ethical considerations and much of the science is in its infancy in which hyped claims, fraud, and a lack of ethical frameworks can…… [Read More].
Stem-Cell Research Disease and Illness. The media might present an issue as fact without verifying its truth via the appropriate channels, while the public in turn is eager to accept as fact what is presented to them, as this is much more simple than researching the issues themselves, or even simply verifying the truth of a stated fact.
Furthermore, the authors hold that simply educating the public regarding issues of scientific controversy is far too simple a solution for a problem of such complexity. Indeed, the variety of opinions as mixed with fact, along with personal and social religious and moral opinion make the issue far more than one of mere cognitive understanding.
In the case of stem cell research specifically, personal, religious, and scientific opinion are also intertwined with politics, as well as either gloomy or bright predictions for a contradictory future should stem cell research be legalized. Indeed, there appears to be little…… [Read More]. Stem cell research has generated much media attention in the last decade. Stem cells are a specific type of cell in the human body that can develop in many different types of cell types during the early life growth NIH, Stem cells are used today for the treatment of some diseases and scientists are hoping in the future it will be able to cure much more.
At this point in the scientific research, stem cells have a limitless potential. Once it has been implanted in the living organism, the cell continues to divide without limit to replenish. When a stem cell divides it has the potential to be another stem cell or another type of cell, such as a muscle cell, blood cell or even brain cell. Scientist has found that stem cell can provide therapy for many diseases. Scientist needs time and money to continuously research how this…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Research The Religious. In this sense technology turns human life into just another product that can be created in a laboratory and which has no intrinsic or deeper religious value or meaning. As John Paul II stated during a visit to America, "A free and virtuous society, which America aspires to be, must reject practices that devalue and violate human life at any stage from conception until natural death" Dart, , p. This also refers to the religious view that human life is sacred from there moment of conception and that stem cell research should be prevented as it in fact destroys the fetus in order to obtain the stem cells, This view is reiterated from different perspectives by theologians from various faiths.
Stem Cell Research Utilizing Stem. There are some embryos who are outside of this environment, and will not grow to be people, and are therefore suitable to use in stem cell research. There is a degree of moral ambiguity related to the debate of stem cell research -- based on the conception of when life actually begins.
The acknowledgement of this aspect of the debate is acknowledged on both sides, and is a point of commonality between them. Scientists and researchers can only have opinions about this topic -- and cannot state with any degree of certainty what the actual answer for the inception of human life truly is.
Yet what truly decides the debate is the location of embryos. Since there are number of embryos existent outside a womb, "that remain after infertility treatment" Dresser 2 there are no moral boundaries for using these embryos for stem cell research. In conclusion, the use of…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research Richard Hamilton. These young cells can be cultured into a new heart that can be used for transplant and save somebody's life which explains why I defend stem cell research.
Economic growth, President George Bush in his famous August speech cited stem cell research as a source of income not only to the researchers but to the nation as a whole. After coming up with drugs that can treat some of the diseases that grossly affect people this would be a source of income. New organs formed from embryonic stem cells would also be used for transplant which would also be a source of income. This therefore explains why I defend stem cell research and indeed say it should…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Research the Debate on Stem. Stem Cell esearch The debate on stem cell research is getting more heated. The controversial research practice is said to be conducted in the hopes that some of humanity's major diseases will one day be a thing of the past.
Yet, it is also clear that the controversy on the living nature of the stem cells used makes the argument against such research much stronger. Stem cells contain human DNA, and have been used in research to try and unlock cures for serious disease and cases of paralysis caused by spinal injury. They are used within the context of growing medical research. In fact, there are three types of stem cells used. The embryonic stem cells often prove the most productive in that they have "the greatest potential in that they can theoretically become any of the cell types," obinson, 1.
This is where the controversy begins. Those supporting…… [Read More]. Stem Cell esearch Case: Many people across the globe are experiencing a spanking liberty from affliction, disease, and infirmity due to the increasing frequency. As several people experience physical restoration and healing in their bodies, their lives are transformed forever with renewed hope and strengthened faith.
The healings and physical restoration emanate from the miraculous cures of adult stem cell research despite of the ongoing controversies in mass media that tend to dismiss and obscure medical breakthroughs achieved by the adult stem cell research activities. Actually, adult stem cell research has been widely ignored due to ethical concerns though it has been successful as compared to the embryonic stem cell treatments.
Adult stem cell research is basically conducted on regenerative cells of the human body with the ability of plasticity i. Adult stem cell research has produced numerous exceptional results because the cells…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research the Need. It has been theorized -- and proven in other creatures -- that stem cells could one day be used to regenerate or simply grow healthy nervous tissue, a heretofore unimaginable feat.
The host of diseases, disorders, and injuries that this could treat and possibly eradicate would be a great boon to humanity. And this is only one application out of the many different uses currently being researched and hypothesized by those working in the stem cell field. Because the promise of stem cells is so great, it is imperative that federal funding be made available to quicken the pace of research, and to establish more effective ways of using stem cells and directing further research.
Governments are established to protect the people that they govern, otherwise the government would perish. Our government needs to do what it can to end the suffering of many with incurable diseases by increasing funding…… [Read More].
The development of human embryos is largely attributed to the formation and development of stem cells. This is due to the fact that stem cells usually transform into several organs and tissues as the embryo develops into a fetus. Therefore, stem cells are the foundation or source for all internal and external human organs and tissues. Actually, many researchers believe that these stem cells from the embryo can develop into any organs which are necessary for human transplantation.
It's also suggested that the use of embryonic stem cells to develop specific cell types by scientists can be utilized to treat certain diseases in the future. Embryonic stem cell research is considered as a means of developing treatment for people suffering from heart, spinal cord and brain diseases and injuries.
On the contrary, this research is also viewed as a means of destroying innocent lives through the destruction…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research It Must. And perhaps most importantly of all, the U researchers continue, stem cells " How many people could be helped, even relieved of enormous suffering, through successful stem cell science is unknown, but certainly there are millions who cry out for help.
Medical researchers highly value stem cells because they can develop into many types of human tissue," according to an article in the ashington Post Babbington, Stem cells, which are often harvested from human embryos, have demonstrated the potential for a number of scientific and therapeutic purposes, from curing cancer and Alzheimer's disease, to repairing damage to hearts, kidneys, and other organs. Opponents of stem cell research claim that because these cells have the potential to develop into human life, that the harvesting of these cells from embryos, which results in the termination of the embryo, is immoral.
Unfortunately those who oppose stem cell research base their argument on a flawed presupposition: Stem Cell Research and Testing. In the words of Obama, "Today, with the executive order I am about to sign, we will bring the change that so many scientists and researchers, doctors and innovators, patients and loved ones have hoped for, and fought for, these past eight years: We will lift the ban on federal funding for promising embryonic stem cell research," President Obama further said.
And we will aim for America to lead the world in the discoveries it one day may yield. Umbilical Cord Stem cells Compared to the controversies surrounding the embryonic stem cell research, umbilical cord…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research Define Stem. Unfortunately, these undifferentiated cells cannot be harvested or removed from an adult because an adult's cells have already matured.
Once matured, cells can't be overwritten to become another type of cell. Therefore, the stem cells can still be rewritten or redirected so to speak to become whatever type of specialized cell needed in a human body. In theory, stem cells would function as replacement parts for the body just like an automobile getting a new bumper after a fender bender.
The really great news regarding this technology is that undifferentiated embryonic stem cells have been proven to proliferate indefinitely in controlled cultures. As the world grasps the concept of finite resources such as oil and gold, this type of undifferentiated cell has…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research and Nursing. This often means expanding the role of the nurse in the modern medical environment.
One of the most important signs of the way that nursing has changed to deal with the problems and possibilities of cloning and stem cell research is that nurses have become more "genetically aware.
Now that sequencing the human genome is completed, nurses are challenged with applying this genetic information to nursing practice. Nursing has moved from the "old genetics" to the "new genetics," with the recognition that common diseases such as cancer and heart disease result from complex interactions between genetic factors and a variety of environmental exposures that trigger, accelerate, or exacerbate the disease process.
Stem Cell Research Has Been. In collaboration with University of isconsin physician-scientists, Thomson has subsequently demonstrated the developmental potential of human embryonic stem cells in lineage-specific differentiation, such as blood, trophoblast, neural tissue and heart James. Currently his focus is directed on understanding how embryonic stem cells can "form any cell in the body, how an ES cell chooses between self-renewal and the initial decision to differentiate, and how a differentiated cell with limited developmental potential can be reprogrammed to a pluripotent cell" James.
Also of concern are issues of privacy and confidentiality. A woman donating her embryo or fetus to research may fear that the DNA that could exist indefinitely in these sources might one day be traced back to her, thereby revealing her identity and her association with the fertility clinic Young.
For example, if the fetus is obtained via an abortion, whether it can be genetically traced back to the donor plays…… [Read More]. The writer explores the history behind the research and then opens the debate on both sides, giving the reader the pros and cons from the vantage points of those who are involved with it.
The writer then wraps the whole thing up with a discussion about how stem cell research can be allowed to continue so that the world can reap the benefits while still protecting the extremely strong feelings of the opposition. There were 10 sources used to complete this paper.
Those who are against it, line their reasons up and present them with fervor, while those who are for the research being continued, throw their own reasons into the mix. It is an international debate in…… [Read More]. In this light, it is argued that use of surplus blastocysts otherwise disregarded after in vitro fertilization might be less instrumental and less questionable than working with specifically designated embryos. Yet, the fact that surplus IVF embryos are unwanted does not mark them as less human, the ethical implication being that humans have rights regardless if they are wanted or not.
On the other hand, adult skin tissue-originated, induced pluripotent stem cell research "would leave a survivor behind who is the genetic source of an iPS cell line" Hyun 2. What is more, the use of adult stem cells is more likely to solve the problem of immune rejection, which may prove to be a major concern with the use of embryonic stem cells. It can be asserted that limits of research are yet unknown, therefore the whole process should be closely supervised by society.
In the case of adult…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research and Yaz. These individuals don't care anything about the lives of those they are destroying in an effort to enhance their own lives! If you value human life at all stages, it is only natural to oppose embryonic stem cell research because the taking the stems cells from an embryo means that the embryo will die.
Who but a cruel and inhumane person will sanction the death of another human being so that they can live? I think it's about time that science turn to other cures for diseases and illnesses that plague us. Stem Cell Research Controversy One. In the case of embryonic stem cell research, it would be the responsibility of legislators to identify the specific types of potential harms that would justify limitations on research or on research funding available through public funds.
Given the uncontested fact that embryonic stem cell research applications have the potential to eliminate the need for organ transplantation, to regenerate limbs lost in traumatic amputations, to restore movement in cases of spinal paralysis, and to eliminate many of the most debilitating human diseases, there must be very legitimate specific concerns of potential harm to balance out those tremendously important benefits to society.
In fact, the primary basis for the moral objection to embryonic stem cell research is almost exclusively a function of the religious belief that human life is 1 created in "God's" image, and that 2 human life begins at conception.
As is the case with other religious definitions and…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Research Controversy in. Likewise, the use of computers for distance learning also raises issues of the relative quality of various academic programs since online programs are much less capable of being monitored and evaluated for quality and academic integrity than traditional "on-site" academic institutions Trotter, One of the negative consequences of the use of computers in education is that they can be misused as excuses for failing to complete and submit assignments on time in a digital-age form of the age-old "my dog ate my homework" story.
Institutions of higher education and high schools try to counter this contingency by making sure that students understand that it is always their responsibility to maintain the necessary common sense protocols such as backup…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Research Embryonic Stem. The prospect of extracting DNA from the patient for combination with embryonic stem cells offers these patients the chance to live normal lives because the organs developed in this manner contain only the patient's own tissues. More importantly, this particular use of stem cell technology would spare the lives of the vast majority of needy organ recipients that die every year before a suitable organ can be found for them Kinsley, ; Pollack, Embryonic stem cells represent the greatest potential for medical applications, simply because they retain the greatest ability to develop into virtually any type of human tissue desired; they are capable of being extracted from fertilized human zygotes, such as the fertilized ova produced for each patient by the dozen in fertility clinics using in-vitro fertilization IVF techniques.
The Michigan proposal centers precisely around the beneficial use of the many excess zygotes produced in IVF clinics that…… [Read More]. Ethics and Morality Stem-Cell Research. The report suggested that the planned ban on human cloning should be evaluated inside of five years, but that it ought to be reassessed only if a fresh technical appraisal indicates that the actions are probable to be secure and successful, and if an extensive nationwide conversation on community, spiritual and ethical issues proposes that re-examination is necessary.
The panel deemed that the technical and medical contemplations that rationalize a ban on human reproductive cloning at this time do not relate to nuclear transplantation to create stem cells.
For those who think that the embryo has the moral position of an individual from the instance of conception, study or any other action that would obliterate it is erroneous. For those who think the…… [Read More]. Ethics Behind Stem Cell Research.
Do patients understand what it means to donate tissue to science? Not only that, but use of EG cells confuses stem cell research with the debate over abortion, bring up the risk of biasing emotions McDonald 7. So, while stem cell research is an exciting new field that holds much promise, ethical problems arise to delay research, discovery of benefits or dangers, and involve many who have no knowledge of the complexities of the field.
Though controversies usually accompany new discoveries in science, this biotechnological process involves manipulating the basis of life itself in embryonic stem cells.
But the field is rapidly changing. A neutral substitute for stem cells may be discovered that will prove to be the answer to these ethical questions. Stem Cells the Ethical Controversy. Analysis of the Issues: The ethical concern for the rights and welfare of viable infants is certainly a legitimate concern, but the central ethical analysis that pertains to stem cell research revolves around the issue of defining human life appropriately.
Objective criteria like anatomical development, cognitive awareness, and above all, sentience of any degree and in any form are all legitimate bases for the definition of life and for identifying the period of gestation corresponding to the earliest conceivable safeguards necessary to prevent suffering. On the other hand, purely subjective doctrinal claims without objective criteria of any kind are wholly inappropriate bases for defining scientific concepts like when life begins.
The fact that human development varies among individuals and that it may be impossible to know exactly where sentience and other elements of "humanness" first begin in the fetus does not mean that it is impossible to identify periods of…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Ethics Debating the Ethics of. For some, it conjures images of medical miracles providing solutions for heart disease, diabetes, and dementia. For others, it terrifies with a future filled with cloned humans. Still others cringe at the thought of mass producing cultured human embryos for the sole purpose of providing organs and tissues for a paying public.
As with most complex issues, news media coverage tends to exaggerate easily understood concepts at the expense of the overall truth and the public accordingly remains ignorant of the subtleties surrounding this debate. This seems to add fuel the emergence of polarized camps and a shrinking of a common middle ground. To better define this middle ground, this essay will discuss both sides of this debate and argue instead that the vast majority of people would likely support…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Policies Scientific Breakthrough. This controversial decision drew all kinds of reactions from different groups on each side of the issue. Some adversaries of hESC research expressed admiration for the decision limiting research to existing cell lines, while others said that no research should be allowed under any circumstances. Advocates of hESC research, meanwhile, generally praised the president for allowing some research to go forward, but criticized the restriction to existing cell lines as too strict, questioning whether enough research would be allowed.
Stem Cell Are Commonly Known. Study of human embryonic stem cell will lead to major advances in human biology, specifically: Embryonic stem cell research will provide critical insights into mechanisms of cell differentiation, growth, and death Young, Understanding stem cells may provide keys to why people age Young, Scientists are interested in stem cells because they have the potential to become very practical in a way that any other kind of cell in the body might be used to replace tissues that have failed http: And lastly, scientists believed that if they become successful in finding cure for lymphoma, and leukemia with this study, there is a great possibility that they can also cure diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, diabetes among others in the near future http: Morality of…… [Read More].
Stem Cells Are a Hot Topic for. Stem cells are a hot topic for the media today because our understanding of them has potential for incredible scientific advances in the field of biotechnology, yet we struggle because there are questions of morality raised by the methods by which they might be used. While in centuries past, it was commonly accepted within the scientific community to vivisect the mentally insane or criminally convicted for the purpose of scientific knowledge, today religious groups are concerned about the fate of single stem cells being used in experiments.
Stem cells have paved the way to cloning and bioengineering of humans, allowing scientists to "bring A sperm and ovum together to create an embryo, harvesting the cells, and then discarding the embryo. Stem Cells Without a Doubt One of. Stem Cells ithout a doubt, one of the most controversial topics of popular discourse is stem cell research.
Indeed, one would be hard pressed to peruse the newspaper or magazine stand without encountering some reference to the global stem cell debate -- but what, exactly, are stem cells, and why are they so controversial?
Stem cells intended for use in human applications are harvested from humans, umbilical cords and embryos. The reason these cells are so valuable is because of their capability to produce or "become" other cell types -- for example, brain cells, heart cells, skin, etc.
In short, these are "master cells," holding the ability to divide in cultures, and to be manipulated allowing it to transform into any type of cell. Of course, this is extremely important due to the fact that scientists can use this capability to either create organs thereby helping to meet the tremendous…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Cience Must Be. Unfortunately, a tremendous amount of valuable research has been put on hold ever since the ban of federal funding for stem cell research.
In the United States, the vast majority of medical research of all types that eventually lead to cures for disease are funded by the federal government. The federal ban on stem cell research does not completely prohibit it, but the effect is nearly the same, just as it would be if the federal government withdrew funding for cancer or diabetes research.
The main opposition to stem cell research comes from the Religious Right who believe that any form of research using fetal stem cells is wrong, because according to their religious views, every fertilized human egg should be considered as much a human being as any living person, even a microscopic zygote consisting of nothing more than four cells of human tissue.
Certainly, the concept of religious…… [Read More]. Stem Cell Stems Cells Are. President Bush and Stem Cell Policy: The Politics of Policy Making. Bioethics and the Stem Cell esearch Debate. Department of Health and Human Services. Values Conflicts in Stem-Cell esearch: Governments Struggle with Bioethical Issues. Precursor cells are also known as pluripotent cells, i. Stem Cell Website Stem Cell. However, we can immediately see that their purposes are distinct from one another.
From a design standpoint, one grievance with Sanford Burnham is the shortage of active links to immediately usable information. First and foremost, it is of note that in a page with several eye-catching graphics pertaining to particular site destinations the Center for Nanomedicine, Sanford Burnham's blog none of these photographs is used as an active link.
This is a missed opportunity for site usability that may be perceived as being of marginal importance but in reality can have significant impact on how long a visitor remains on a site and how many pages said visitor is inclined to click-through. This is a shortcoming easily resolved but does impact the site's relative dynamism.
The importance of such a matter is highlighted in a comparison between the two sites, with Research America ultimately compiling a site that is a…… [Read More]. Stem Cells Since it Is. The primary roles of adult stem cells in a living organism are to maintain and repair the tissue in which they are found. Researchers tout the belief that a manipulation of stem cells can be beneficial in curing many diseases as well as helping in creating or developing new life, which could be part of the reason why such…… [Read More].
Stem Cell Genome Reparations. Growth and development of the human body arises from the stem cell and is maintained by it. Although all cells can divide or copy themselves, stem cells are unique because they can replicate and create all other types of cells. This ability of the stem cell to develop into any of the cell types that make up the human body makes it a powerful tool for biological research and medicine.
Scientists believe that stem cell research has the potential of leading to previously incurable diseases. How are Stem Cells Formed? When a sperm cell fertilizes an egg, a zygote fertilized egg is formed. The zygote divides itself almost immediately to form stem cells. These unspecialized stem cells have the ability to replicate to form other stem cells and to make all other specialized cells…… [Read More].
It will consider the current moral discourse on the issue of stem cells and at the same time look at the basics or the foundation of stem cells themselves. How these cells can be utilized to conduct studies in cloning will be dwelt upon as well.
The pertinent issue on the floor of the U. Present national government regulations and policy documents tackle this issue basically via the limits on federal funding allocated to ESR Aylesworth, Department of Human Health Services is not permitted to spend any money on making human embryos for studies whereby the embryos will be damaged, thrown away, or intentionally be exposed to risks such as…… [Read More].
Stem Cells and Umbilical Cords. Scientists have been aware of the existence of these stem cells for many years but have only recently realized the potential medical applications of the cells. More than a decade ago, scientists discovered that if the normal connections between the early cellular progeny of the fertilized egg were disrupted, the cells would fall apart into a single cell progeny that could be maintained in a culture.
These dissociated cells, otherwise known as embryonic stem cell lines, continue to divide in culture, producing large numbers of cells at a fast pace.
However, these early embryonic cells would lose the coordinated activity. Scientists quickly discovered that these cells retain the ability to generate a great number of mature cell types in culture if they are provided with appropriate molecular signals Reaves, Scientists have made significant progress in discovering these signals and are still working on it. Use of Stem Cells in Parkinson's Patients. One of Obama's campaign pledges was to allow deeper research -- including the use of federal research funds -- into the use of pluripotent stem cells in order to find solutions for some of the terrible diseases Americans suffer from.
Among those medical problems is Parkinson Disease PD. This paper reviews and delves into the literature in terms of the potential of stem cell interventions into Parkinson Disease also called "Parkinson's Disease". There is no one "leading authority" reflected in the literature; however there are renowned scientists that are considered pathfinders in this field.
Stem Cell Differentiation the Need to Restore. Stem Cell Differentiation The need to restore the lives of the individuals calls for more of transplantation than that which is available. There are fewer organs, which can help in the transplantation process, which means that overdependence on the process makes it to be reliable. Further, the process may also end up endangering the life of the donator. Transplantation is the only available process that can for the individuals having kidney and lung problems.
However, the numbers of individuals who are suffering from kidney and lung failure are always more than those who are ready to supply the needed organs. This calls for an alternative way, which can help in compensating the loss that the individuals face. One of the major alternatives for the process of translation is stem cell differentiation that may occur in any body cell. The stem cells differentiation offer the possibility of a renewable source of…… [Read More].
Dimitrios Karussis and Ibrahim Kassis, in the article, "Use of Stem Cells for Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis," conclude, "In the current review, the various types of stem cells, which were mainly studied in animal models, will be reviewed as a potential therapeutic approach for MS.
The other diseases that are showing promise in treatments resulting from stem cells usage includes: Conclusion Stem cells are a valuable weapon in the future treatment of disease and in…… [Read More]. Healthcare Ethics -- Stem Cells. While freedom of religion absolutely guarantees the right to refrain from choosing to submit to stem cell-based treatment, the same freedoms and the concept of separation of church and state absolutely preclude religious beliefs about when life "begins" or about anything else from dictating laws that affect other people who may not share those particular beliefs Dershowitz,
Stem cell research paper topics. A stem cell research paper is somewhat different from other research papers and tend to be more advanced than your standard paper, mostly because it requires scientific knowledge or hard scientific facts.
Here are two topic ideas for stem cell research paper along with some suggested thesis statement to help you in crafting A grade research papers on stem cell.
The Importance of Stem Cell Research - Stem cell research is a topic almost everybody in the world has a viewpoint on. Many view the issue of stem cell research and stem cell therapy as morally wrong and a crime against humanity, others view the study of stem cells as the next step in modern science. Nov 03, · View and download stem cell research essays examples. Also discover topics, titles, outlines, thesis statements, and conclusions for your stem cell research essay.
As a stem cell biologist it’s fun to read new papers on the latest cutting edge research. In that spirit, here is a list of 7 recent stem cell and regenerative medicine papers that caught my eye as particularly notable and that have sparked discussion. Research Papers on Stem Cell Research Stem Cell research papers on the pro-argument paper on stem cell research on the level of the State of California. This is a medical health research paper on stem cell research.