New Jersey officials have pulled funds for the construction of a linkurl:state stem cell institute; which broke ground eight months ago. Governor Jon Corzine told linkurl:The Star Ledger; only that the plans are on an indefinite hold and state leaders are reevaluating the project. The New Jersey Stem Cell Institute is a $150 million project intended to be an 18-story research hub in New Brunswick, NJ, uniting more than 50 stem cell researchers currently spread throughout the state. linkurl:Last November; New Jersey voters voted against linkurl:borrowing $450 million; of state money to fund stem cell science. Regardless, state leaders said construction on the institute would continue. But three weeks after construction started on the building, the project was halted.

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