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Image of the Day: Heart Shapes

By | September 29, 2017

High-resolution MRI reveals that human fetal hearts rapidly develop their major structures within a four-day period.


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Indiana University Contests Aborted Tissue Law

By | August 25, 2017

The university argues that the law prohibiting the use of aborted fetal tissue for research is unconstitutional.


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Lawmakers Propose Increasing NIH Budget

By | July 13, 2017

A House bill would also bar funding for research with fetal tissues.


The US House of Representatives “Select Investigative Panel” recommends that the NIH investigate fetal tissue research, and consider no longer funding certain types. 

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Congress Subpoenas Medical Organizations

By | April 5, 2016

A US House of Representatives panel has requested information from several research bodies and abortion providers as part of a sweeping investigation of fetal tissue research.


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Speaking of Science

By | October 1, 2015

October 2015's selection of notable quotes


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