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Stem-cell research ban repealed!

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  • Stem-cell research ban repealed!

    Woohoo! Obama has, as promised, removed the ban on stem cell research.
    I hope they follow through on the promise to protect science from political influence.


    Originally posted by USA Today
    President Obama's orders on science and stem cell research have a symbolic importance that's even greater than their impact on science, say policy experts.

    "Promoting science isn't just about providing resources — it is also about protecting free and open inquiry," Obama said Monday at a White House ceremony. The president signed an executive order lifting federal funding limits on human embryonic stem cell research and a presidential memorandum seeking to insulate scientific advisors from political interference.

    "In recent years, when it comes to stem cell research, rather than furthering discovery, our government has forced what I believe is a false choice between sound science and moral values," he said. "In this case, I believe the two are not inconsistent."
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    Re: Stem-cell research ban repealed!

    I think this is great for America, it is the future of the medical science.

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