In spite of breaking it down to its smallest parts I don't know what else one can call the consumption of humans. Do you? Now we as a nation are supposed to financially support this. It is said it is for the advancement of science. Bah humbug! It is for the advancement of particular scientists. Adult stem cells have been making remarkable progress and one does not have to sacrifice another to do it. To the extent that we publicly finance scientific endeavors shouldn't we direct our debt laden dollars to successful and ethical research?