AirTalk for May 17, 2013

California Embryo Bank Provides Donated Eggs For Stem Cell Research

The ethics of cloning human embryos

For the first time, researchers have successfully cloned human embryonic stem cells that could be used to treat diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s to diabetes. More importantly perhaps, the breakthrough shows that it may be scientifically possible for humans to clone themselves.
Richard Haass, head of the influential Council on Foreign Relations, has written a new book arguing that, for now, "Foreign Policy Begins at Home."
"Star Trek Into Darkness" Washington DC Screening
Larry and KPCC critics Claudia Puig and Peter Rainer review this week’s releases, including Star Trek Into Darkness, What Maisie Knew, Erased and more. TGI-FilmWeek!

Can the new Star Trek film replace the classics?

Star Trek: Into Darkness opened nationwide on Thursday and it’s getting mostly positive reviews from critics and fans. How do the new films compare to the older series and movies?
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