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Christopher Thomas Scott and Jennifer McCormick

Falling behind on stem-cell research

By Christopher Thomas Scott and Jennifer McCormick
April 18, 2006

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FIVE YEARS ago, President Bush announced that funding from the National Institutes of Health could not be used to develop stem-cell lines made from newly donated embryos, a decision that has hobbled US researchers. His action spurred conservative members of Congress to introduce legislation that would criminalize both research with human embryonic stem cells and their future therapeutic use. If ... (Full article: 711 words)

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