Slate's Human Nature: 'Snowflakes' and Stem Cells Madeleine Brand talks with Slate contributor Will Saletan about President Bush's support for adopting frozen embryos as an alternative to using them for stem cell research. The embryos, left over from in vitro fertilization procedures, are dubbed "snowflakes" by supporters to emphasize the uniqueness of each potential child.
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Madeleine Brand talks with Slate contributor Will Saletan about President Bush's support for adopting frozen embryos as an alternative to using them for stem cell research. The embryos, left over from in vitro fertilization procedures, are dubbed "snowflakes" by supporters to emphasize the uniqueness of each potential child.