I. INTRODUCTION AND
DEFINITION OF THE PROBLEM
"Most scientific and medical discoveries are accompanied by new terms to describe the new processes. Although this imposes the burden on society of continually learning a new lexicon, new terminology clarifies that the societal impact of emerging technologies needs to be newly interpreted."
- Excerpt, page 1, Ann A. Kiessling, PhD
"As stated in the Commentary, the goal was not to try to re-define existing moral and ethical views of tasks undertaken by eggs, especially ‘when life begins’ but to try to make room in those views for the emerging biomedical technologies that are currently dependent upon the innate capabilities of human eggs."
- Excerpt, page 2, “Rejoinder,” Ann A. Kiessling, PhD