NIH Proposal Expands Stem Cell Funding

Embryonic stem-cell research would get a financial boost under a new proposal by the National Institutes of Health. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NIH guidelines expand funding for cell lines derived from surplus human embryos.

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Cellular Reprogramming May Offer Stem-Cell Compromise

President Obama’s recent reversal of Bush’s policy on embryonic stem cell research reignited the debate over the ethical limits of science. However, as the Wall Street Journal reports, an innovative new technique could potentially reproduce the benefits of embryonic stem cells without the attendant controversy.

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