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Submission + - Breaking: NIH Scientists Must Stem Cell Work Now (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: Responding to a court order issued a week ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) this morning ordered intramural researchers studying human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) to shut down their experiments. NIH's action—probably unprecedented in its history—is a response to a preliminary injunction on 23 August from U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth. The judge ruled that the Obama policy allowing NIH funding to be used to study hESC lines violates a law prohibiting the use of federal funds to destroy embryos.
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Breaking: NIH Scientists Must Stem Cell Work Now

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