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NIH OKs First Stem Cell Lines On Tax-Paid Research

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Scientists can start using taxpayer dollars to do research with 13 batches of embryonic stem cells and the government says dozens m...

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.

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...

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.

Obama To Overturn Ban On Federal Funding For Stem Cell Research

AP | BEN FELLER and LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reversing an eight-year-old limit on potentially life-saving science, President Barack Obama plans to lift restrictions Monday on t...

Axelrod: Stem cell order coming soon from Obama

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Expect an executive order soon from President Barack Obama on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. That's the word fr...

Obama's Stem Cell Policy Should Be Enacted Through Legislation, Not by Executive Order

Ralph Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ralph Dittman

Obama guaranteed he would ensure that all research on stem cells is conducted "ethically and with rigorous oversight." Now, how does he implement this change in stem cell policy?

Stem Cell Backers Question Where McCain Stands

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. - Some of the nation's top embryonic stem cell research advocates say they are growing concerned that Sen. John McCain will backtrack on...

Stem Cell Backers Worry About McCain

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Some of the nation's top embryonic stem cell research advocates say they are growing concerned that Sen. John McCain will backtrack on his previous su...

Stem Cell Breakthrough Could Undermine Bush's Veto...

The Times Of London | Catherine Philp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE breakthrough made in a small Massachusetts laboratory could put American embryonic stem-cell research back on track by removing the key objection ...

Stem-Cell Bank To Open In South Korea

Associated Press | JI-SOO KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

South Korean cloning pioneer Hwang Woo-suk said Wednesday he plans to open a stem cell bank by the end of the year to help speed up the quest to grow ...