Obama Reverses Course, Lifts Stem Cell Ban

In what has been interpreted as a direct rebuke of former President George W. Bush, President Obama said today that his administration would make "scientific decisions based on facts, not ideology." The president signed an executive order ending an 8½-year ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, paving the way for a significant amount of federal funds to flow to science. "At this moment, the full promise of stem cell research remains unknown, and it should not be overstated,"...Full Story
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