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Obama Stem Cells

Court Backs Up Obama Policy

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to order the Obama administration to stop funding embryonic stem cell research, despite c...

Feds Appeal Stem Cell Restraining Order

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday asked a federal judge to lift a restraining order that it says could undercut federally funded ...

Stem Cell Ruling Threatens Children's Cancer Research (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

When a federal judge passed a ruling Monday that temporarily blocked government rules expanding stem cell research, many argued that potentially life-...

Obama Administration Stem Cell Regulations Temporarily Blocked

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked government rules expanding stem cell research, a blow to the Obama administration tha...

New Stem Cell Research Rules Enacted By Obama

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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

Death to My Embryos! Long Live Stem Cells!

Michele Kayal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Kayal

The right choice -- the only choice -- was to turn my inability to create life into the chance to save another.

Calling Out Stem Cell Lies

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Whatley

Knocking down the arbitrary wall constructed by Bush will most likely subject far more labs who are obliged to reap the benefits of federal stem cell funding to a federal ethics oversight regime.

Science You Can Believe In

Joe Trippi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

By investing and believing in innovation we will overcome our current economic woes and ensure our prosperity for decades to come.

Some Conservative States Pushing Back Against Stem Cell Research

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — A showdown is shaping up in some of the nation's most conservative states over embryonic stem cell research, as opponents draw languag...

Religious Right Claims Obama Betrayed Them

AmericaBlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Um, he wasn't your candidate, and he doesn't represent your views. So tell me again how he has gone back on his word....

Patients Before Politics: Putting Science First

Susan L. Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan L. Solomon

While the Obama administration brings a refreshingly friendly attitude toward science, researchers will still lack easy access to the full range of possibilities that stem cells present.

Obama Science Memo Goes Beyond Stem Cells

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — From tiny embryonic cells to the large-scale physics of global warming, President Barack Obama urged researchers on Monday to follo...

The Stem Cell Slippery Slope Fallacy

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

The slippery slope argument says that if we permit a scientist to culture stem cells, then when that scientist wants to make cowumans and humabbits, society will be incapable of saying no.

Eric Cantor: Stem Cell Research Just A Distraction From The Economy

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's impending reversal of the restrictions on embryonic stem cell research is meant to distract from the economy, House Minority Whip Er...