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Scientists Consider How Overturning Roe Might Affect Research
Researchers who work with materials such as fetal tissue and human embryonic stem cells are facing new restrictions, the latest in a long line of regulations, that could impede important advances.
Scientists Consider How Overturning Roe Might Affect Research
Scientists Consider How Overturning Roe Might Affect Research

Researchers who work with materials such as fetal tissue and human embryonic stem cells are facing new restrictions, the latest in a long line of regulations, that could impede important advances.

Researchers who work with materials such as fetal tissue and human embryonic stem cells are facing new restrictions, the latest in a long line of regulations, that could impede important advances.

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California Voters to Decide Future of Stem Cell Funding Agency
Katarina Zimmer | Oct 24, 2020 | 6 min read
If approved, Proposition 14 would authorize the state to sell $5.5 billion in bonds to extend the life of CIRM, which funds stem cell research. The ballot measure has its critics.
Supreme Court Rejects Stem Cell Case
Jef Akst | Jan 8, 2013 | 1 min read
The highest court in the country has declined to hear an appeal regarding the federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research, allowing such spending to continue.
Stem Cell Research Funding Upheld
Hayley Dunning | Aug 27, 2012 | 1 min read
A US Appeal court rules that the National Institutes of Health is legally allowed to fund human embryonic stem cell research.
Embryonic Stem Cells in Court Again
Sabrina Richards | Apr 24, 2012 | 1 min read
A judicial technicality may decide the fate of NIH-funded human embryonic stem cell research.
Bad News for hESC Funding?
Jef Akst | Dec 12, 2011 | 1 min read
Some are worried that the judges scheduled to hear arguments on the legality of federal support for human embryonic stem cell research will rule against stem cell funding.
European Stem Cell Patent Ban Good?
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 24, 2011 | 1 min read
Following last week’s ruling by the European Court of Justice that research procedures involving human embryonic stem cells cannot be patented, European researchers, lawyers, and investors are striving to put a positive spin on the decision. 
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