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Lifting Restrictions on Stem Cell Research

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President Obama today signed an executive order lifting the Bush-era restrictions on federal funding for stem cell research. Jonathan Moreno explains the significance of the announcement and what the future might hold for stem cell research.



More on stem cells from CAP:

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