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Obama Eases Stem Cell Restrictions

by Morgan Clendaniel

March 11, 2009
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President Obama signed an executive order this morning lifting the restrictions on federally financed embryonic stem cell research. The order will drastically expand the number of stem cells that were allowed to be used for research under George W. Bush. There is still a congressional policy that doesn't allow tax-payer money to be spent on stem cells, but experts say that, in the light of Obama's new order, that ban may be reconsidered as well.To find out more about what they're talking about with stem cells, let's dip into the archives to see our Transparency on the subject:

You can view the Transparency even larger here.

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Obama Eases Stem Cell Restrictions