When does a fetus become a person?

Chcabonita chcabonita at aol.com
Mon Feb 17 02:17:27 EST 1997

Depends on your definition of a person:

heart beats
neural tube closure
brain activity (can record brain waves)
ability to survive outside of the womb?

and many others....

What a polarizing topic...I guess no one wants to touch this with a ten
foot pole!

More information about the Neur-sci mailing list

Send comments to us at biosci-help [At] net.bio.net