NJ nixes stem cell research

New Jersey voters nixed Governor Jon Corzine's proposal to borrow $450 million over 10 years to fund linkurl:stem cell research;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/53836/ yesterday (November 6). Voters defeated the measure by a 53-47 margin. Corzine introduced the proposal in July, and supporters argued it would serve as an economic boon to the state. California, New York, and Massachusetts have already devoted extensive funds to stem cell research. According to the New York Times, t

By | November 7, 2007

New Jersey voters nixed Governor Jon Corzine's proposal to borrow $450 million over 10 years to fund linkurl:stem cell research;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/53836/ yesterday (November 6). Voters defeated the measure by a 53-47 margin. Corzine introduced the proposal in July, and supporters argued it would serve as an economic boon to the state. California, New York, and Massachusetts have already devoted extensive funds to stem cell research. According to the New York Times, this was the linkurl:first time in 17 years;http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/07/nyregion/07jersey.html?_r=1&oref=slogin that New Jersey voters rejected a statewide ballot question. Critics of the bill said the measure was too expensive, and opponents (including conservatives and anti-abortionists) campaigned against it.
Advertisement

Popular Now

  1. The Meaning of Pupil Dilation
    Daily News The Meaning of Pupil Dilation

    Scientists are using pupil measurements to study a wide range of psychological processes and to get a glimpse into the mind.

  2. Exercise-Induced Muscle Factor Promotes Memory
  3. Illustrating #FieldworkFails
  4. Transmissible Cancers Plague Mollusks
Biosearch Technologies