Regulation of science
The regulation of science refers to use of law, or other ruling, by academic or governmental bodies to allow or restrict science from performing certain practices, or researching certain scientific areas. It is a bioethical issue related to other practices such as abortion and euthanasia; and areas of research such as stem-cell research and cloning synthetic biology.
United States of America
|Dickey-Wicker Amendment||Federal Law||Prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from using appropriated funds for the creation of human embryos for research purposes or for research in which human embryos are destroyed.||In Effect||1996 - Present|
|Butler Act||State Law||A Tennessee law prohibiting public school teachers from denying the Biblical account of man's origin.||Repealed||1925 - 1967|
- "Dickey-Wicker Amendment, 1996". The Embryo Project Encyclopedia. Retrieved October 24, 2015.