US EMBRYONIC STEM CELL REGISTRY RELEASED ON WEB The National Institutes of Health has released its Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry on the web here:

UK HOSPITAL REPROVES WOMAN FOR FAILING TO ABORT CHILD A UK hospital and doctor are being sued by a woman for failing to perform a proper sterilization operation resulting in the pregnancy and birth of a child. They are accusing the mother of contributory negligence since she did not have an abortion when she learned she was pregnant. (with files from SPUC Digest),5936,3200228%5E3163,00.html

TURNER GIVES UN $25 MILLION Population control zealot and media mogul Ted Turner has donated another $25 million to the United Nations from his promised $1 billion fund. He used the occasion to complain that the US should give more to the UN.