New stem cell lines approved for federal funding

(WASHINGTON POST) — /SNIP/ “This is the first down payment on what is going to be a much longer list that will empower the scientific community to explore the potential of embryonic stem cell research,” said NIH Director Francis S. Collins. “Today’s announcement is the first wave.” An additional 76 stem cell lines are awaiting vetting, and researchers have indicated that they plan to submit at least 254 more for approval.

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PID COMMENT: We had to know this was coming, when the O-admin said they would only work with ‘approved’ lines. Can you say ‘cloning’, boys and girls? We knew you could.

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