08/31/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

New Stem Cell Research Rules Enacted By Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama directed federal agencies on Thursday to enact new rules governing federally funded research on human embryonic stem cells.

The rules, issued earlier this year by the National Institutes of Health, loosened some ethical requirements that scientists said could have cost them a decade of work.

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