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scientists react to Hwang revelations

South Korea’s top human cloning scientist Hwang Woo-suk has apologised and resigned after his colleagues announced that he had fabricated results in his stem-cell research. Several UK-based experts in the field have reacted to the news. read more

experts react to Tony Blair’s speech on energy

Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a review of UK energy needs which could pave the way for a new generation of nuclear power stations. We provide further reaction from the energy and nuclear power community. read more

energy experts have their say in the UK nuclear debate

Alan Johnson, the trade and industry secretary, is briefing the Commons Environmental Audit Committee tomorrow and is expected to deny the government’s energy review has a nuclear bias. Energy experts comment for us on this decision. read more

scientists comment on spread of avian flu to Turkey

The news that avian flu had hit Turkey prompted weeks of media coverage, and the SMC found virologists, bird migration experts, vaccines and antiviral specialists and infectious disease professors to carry out dozens of interviews on this issue. read more

controversial cloning work – rapid reaction

Panos Zavos of the Andrology Institute of America was in town again to announce his second unsuccessful attempt to clone a human and John Gonzalez was there to recruit sperm donors. We found experts to comment. read more

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