Flouting the law barring embryo research: Supreme Court declines case to clarify law on human experiments

By David Prentice and Samuel B. Casey Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider the question of whether federal taxpayer dollars can be used lawfully to destroy human embryos in order to harvest their stem cells. The case challenged regulations of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that allow the destruction of living …

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Dr. Yamanaka’s Magnificent Contributions win him Nobel Prize

By Dave Andrusko twitter.com/daveha Time has gotten away from me today, but I still want to write something in the way of a follow up to the two stories we ran yesterday about Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, a co-winner of a Nobel Prize. In an ingenious fashion whose results were initially greeted with great skepticism, Yamanaka …

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